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Ice Skates Recalled by Pronto Sports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: DBX Glide Boys Ice Skates
Units: About 600 pairs
Distributor: Pronto Sports Inc., of Anoka, Minn.
Hazard: Surface paint on the ice skates contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled youth adjustable boys ice skates are black with lime green and silver accents. “Glide” is printed on a rubber tag on the side of the skates. “DBX” and the DBX logo are located on the ice skate’s powerstrap, tongue, and heel.
Sold at: Dick’s Sporting Goods nationwide from September 2008 through December 2008.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled ice skates away from children and contact Pronto Sports for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pronto Sports toll-free at (877) 755-4882 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.prontosports.com.
please contact Pronto Sports, Inc.
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 1-877-755-4882 between 8:00am-4:00pm CST.