Hundreds of kids’s clothes units that had been offered at main retail shops nationwide and have characters together with Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh and Child Yoda have been recalled for lead paint, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The recall includes about 87,000 Disney-themed clothes units manufactured by Bentex, with 9 completely different kinds offered at TJ Maxx, Ross, DD’s Low cost, Burlington, Military & Airforce Alternate Service and Amazon between November 2021 and August 2022.
“The textile ink painted on the recalled clothes units accommodates ranges of lead that exceed both the federal lead paint ban or the federal lead content material ban, posing a lead poisoning hazard,” CPSC said.
Excessive ranges of lead publicity and ingestion can causes hostile well being points to the mind and central nervous system. Lead poisoning signs in kids can vary from stomach ache and vomiting to developmental delays and studying difficulties, according to the Mayo Clinic.
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Bentex instructed prospects to instantly cease utilizing the clothes and call the corporate in an Instagram post.
“We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this will likely have triggered you and admire your understanding on this matter,” the corporate’s submit stated.
Bentex’s web site describes the clothes as “value-priced” and “trend-right style” for newborns and boys 4-7.
USA TODAY has reached out to Bentex for remark.
One other lead-related recall was introduced earlier this month for Green Sprouts’ sippy cups.
Can prospects get a refund?
Customers are suggested to contact Bentex for a refund at (800) 451-0285 from 9 a.m. to five p.m. EST Monday by means of Thursday and from 9 a.m. to three p.m. on Friday, or by way of electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camille Effective is a trending visible producer on USA TODAY’s NOW workforce.
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