About FloraCraft, Hygloss Solar System Kits and DNA Kits

Recall Date: 3/18/2009

Educational Craft Kits Recalled by FloraCraft Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard News from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2009 Release # 09-158 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 775-8781 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Educational Craft Kits Recalled by FloraCraft Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Solar System Kits and DNA Kits Units: About 930,000 Manufacturer: FloraCraft Corp., of Ludington, Mich. Hazard: The surface coating on the educational kit’s wires can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves the “Solar System” and the “DNA” children’s educational craft kits sold under the FloraCraft and HYGLOSS brand names. The kits contain green coated wires that measure 14 ½ inches long and Styrofoam shapes. The following model numbers are included in this recall. The model number is located on the kit’s packaging. Craft Kits Model Number Solar System Kit SS2003 SS101 59901 SS2003P DNA Kit DNA2003 59903 DNA2003P Sold at: Wal-Mart, Michaels, Jo-Ann Stores, Hobby Lobby and other retailers nationwide from January 2003 through February 2009 for between $10 and $30. Manufactured in: United States and China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the craft kit’s wires away from children and contact FloraCraft to obtain free replacements. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact FloraCraft Corp. toll-free at (866) 775-8781, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.floracraft.com FloraCraft Brand: SS2003 and SS2003P DNA2003 and DNA2003P SS101 Hygloss Brand: 59901 59903

Consumer Contact

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Manufacturers

  • FloraCraft
  • Hygloss
  • Wal-Mart
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Michaels Stores
  • Jo-Ann Stores

Made In

  • China
  • United States

Category ID: 1922

Hazards

  • Lead

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2009/Educational-Craft-Kits-Recalled-by-FloraCraft-Due-to-Violation-of-Lead-Paint-Standard