WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with distributor Do It Best Corp, have issued a voluntary recall of about 1,000 bicycle bells made by Botou Baite Bike Co.
The red paint on the bicycle bells contains excessive lead levels, violating the federal lead paint standard. No injuries or incidents have been reported.
This recall involves children's bicycle bells. The bells are red, black and white and has "I ÿ¾ My Bike" printed on the top. The green and white packaging reads "bike bell" and "$1."
These were sold at Dollar Stores and Do It Best Hardware stores nationwide from August 2008 through August 2009 for about $1. They were manufactured in China.
Consumers should immediately remove the bicycle bells and return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
For additional information, contact Do It Best Hardware toll-free at (877) 326-8954 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.doitbest.com. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com