Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips Recalled by Provo Craft Due to Lead

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

November 15, 2006
Release #07-033

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 955-9490
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips Recalled by Provo Craft Due to Lead
Poisoning Hazard

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: Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips

Units: About 76,000

Manufacturer: Provo Craft, of Spanish Fork, Utah

Hazard: The recalled clips and snaps contain high levels of lead. Lead
is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the "Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease"
metal clips with model numbers 28-1084, 28-1085 and 28-1086 and the "Rob
and Bob Studio Snap-Ease" snaps with model number 28-1080. The product
name and model number can be found on the packaging.

Sold at: Scrapbook stores and craft retailers nationwide from August
2005 through October 2006 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these products immediately and
contact Provo Craft for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Provo Craft
at (800) 955-9490 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday or
visit the firm's Web site at

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:

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