Monday, January 28, 2008

Toy Wooden Block and Train Sets Recalled By Christmas Tree Shops

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Christmas Tree Shops, of South Yarmouth, MA, announced a voluntary recall of Big Wooden Blocks and Jumbo Wooden Train Sets due to violation of lead paint standard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.

The Big Wooden Blocks contain 30 or 60 colorful block pieces in 11 geometric shapes. The Jumbo Wooden Train Sets contain 70 wooden pieces including trees, stop and railroad crossing signs, a red wooden engine and green train cars.

The following style numbers and UPC numbers are printed on the packaging of the toys:

Big Wooden Learning Blocks – 30 pieces Style # 7210 UPC #14559211
Big Wooden Learning Blocks – 60 pieces Style #7211 UPC #14559235
70 piece Jumbo Wooden Train Sets Style #13275A UPC #14217340

All items were sold at Christmas Tree Shops located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions from October 2006 through November 2007 for between $4 and $20.

For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops at (888) 287-3232 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at