Lead Paint Warnings for Children’s Clothing

The following is a list of products that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC"), because they contain significant quantities of lead paint, which, if ingested or inhaled, can cause lead paint poisoning in children. Warnings are listed by year of release:

2007

Heavyweight Outerwear Jackets February 13, 2007 - According to the CPSC," This recall involves boy's outerwear jackets with a Carter's-brand logo on the front. The jackets were sold in toddler and boy's sizes. Toddler sizes range from 2T to 4T. Boy's sizes include S, M and L. The outerwear jackets were sold in charcoal, navy and red… The snap closures on the outerwear jackets contain excessive amounts of lead, which poses a lead poisoning hazard." For a list of outerwear jackets that may cause lead paint poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07102.html

Starting Out Shirt and Overalls January 5, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The coatings on the snaps in the overalls and shirt contain excessive amounts of lead, posing a serious risk of lead poisoning and adverse health effects to young children… This recall involves two styles of children's overall sets. One set is a red plaid denim overall with a white shirt trimmed in red, sold in sizes 12 through 24 months. The other set is a navy blue corduroy overall with a white shirt trimmed in green, sold in sizes 3 through 9 months. Both styles have decorative train appliqués on the front of the overalls. The collar tag of the overalls reads, "Starting Out." For more information on these lead paint products, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07516.html

It's important to be aware of consumer products that contain lead paint, because, if ingested or inhaled, it can cause lead paint poisoning in children. Please bookmark this page to learn more about important lead paint poisoning warnings concerning children's clothing. To stay updated on the latest product recalls, please visit Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website at http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/haz.aspx.

IMPORTANT: If you believe that you or your child has been lead-poisoned, you should speak with an experienced lead poisoning attorney regarding your legal rights. Contact the lead poisoning lawyers at Levy Konigsberg LLP for a free consultation by calling our 24/7 toll-free hotline at 1-800-988-8005 or by submitting an email inquiry (see form above).

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