Toy Drums - Product Recall

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steel drumThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 2,800 Calypso Steel Drums made by Woodstock Percussion Inc., of Shokan, New York. The toy drums contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The recalled drum is made of steel and comes with two wooden drum sticks and a wooden stand. The sides of the drum are red and the drum pan is black with silver markings indicating the location of notes. Each rim is stamped with #5 or #6, but not all drums stamped with a #5 are affected by this recall.

These drums were sold by mail order catalogs, Web sites and retail stores nationwide from December 2006 through December 2007 for between $50 and $100 each.

If you have one of the recalled drums, you should immediately take it away from your children and return it to Woodstock Percussion for a replacement drum and a $5 credit or payment. You can reach them by calling (866) 543-2848 anytime, by e-mailing safety@chimes.com, or by visiting their Web site.
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