Discount School Supply Recalls Double Egg Shakers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–April 28, 2010.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Double Egg Shakers

Units: About 3,000

Importer: Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paint on the red eggs contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves egg shakers sold in packages of two. The words “Double Eggs” and “Breeded to produce great sound” are printed on the front of the package. Only the red eggs are subject to the violation of the lead paint standard.

Sold at: Discount School Supply stores nationwide from April 2009 through December 2009 for about $3.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled eggs away from children and contact Discount School Supply for a purchase credit.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Discount School Supply at (800) 606-3807 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday though Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at