Dixon Ticonderoga recalls children’s assorted craft buttons

Photo source: CPSC

The craft buttons contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban

Dixon Ticonderoga Company of Appleton, Wis., is recalling about 890 sets of Creativity Street Assorted Craft Buttons.

The children’s craft buttons contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

No incidents or injuries are reported

This recall involves Creativity Street Assorted Craft Buttons sold in a one-pound clear plastic bag.

There is a cardboard label on the bag that is yellow, orange and blue with the words “Creativity Street” and “Assorted Craft Buttons”. “PAC6121”; “MADE IN CHINA” and lot code “02129171221” are printed on the back.

The craft buttons were sold at Blick Art Materials and Staples stores nationwide and online at www.dickblick.com, www.staples.com, www.quill.com, www.schoolspecialty.com, www.sprichards.com and www.aquaphoenixsci.com from May 2022, through July 2023, for about $13.

What to do

Consumers should stop using the recalled buttons immediately and contact Dixon Ticonderoga to receive a pre-paid label to return the recalled buttons.

When the buttons are received, consumers will receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Dixon Ticonderoga at (800) 333-2545 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email compliance@dixonusa.com or online at https://dixonticonderogacompany.com/creativity-street-craft-button-assortments/ for more information.

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