Toy Recall: Build a Bear Lapel Pin

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Love. Hugs. Peace. lapel pin

The U.S.Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Build-A-Bear Workshop, voluntarily recalled about 26,500 Love. Hugs. Peace lapel pins in the U.S. and another 2,200 in Canada. Surface paints on the lapel pin contain excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law. No injuries have been reported.

They were sold by Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at from July 2009 through October 2010. Consumers should return the lapel pin to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a $5 store coupon or, if that’s not possible, contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.



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