Product Recall: Three J. C. Penney items

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J.C. Penney in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is issuing three voluntary recalls, all for excess lead. The products are Disney(tm) Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets, Deluxe Art Sets, and Breyer Stirrup Ornaments. More info is below:

Disney(tm) Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets
These sets contain 23 pieces including a white or black baby doll and assorted Winnie-the-Pooh themed baby items. Lead was found in the surface paint on the various toys. They were sold through the J.C. Penney Catalog, web site, and outlet stores from August 2005 through August of this year for about $40.

Deluxe Art Sets
This set consists of a deluxe wooden box with several pull-out trays containing 177 different art items, including paints and brushes. The lead is found in the surface paint on the outside of the box. They were sold through the J.C. Penney catalog and Web site from September 2005 through this past August for about $40.

Breyer Stirrup Ornaments
This recall is for a stirrup-shaped ornament with a white prancing horse and blue ribbons. "2006" is stamped on the rim of the ornament. Paint used to decorate the ornament contains excess lead. It was sold through the J.C. Penney catalog and Web site from August 2006 through August 2007 for about $18.

If you have any of these items, take them away from your children and return them to any J. C. Penney store for a full refund. For more information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site.


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