Target Recalls Anima-Bamboo Collection Games Due To Lead Poisoning Hazards

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Children's Game Recall

Kern County residents are advised to stop using the following children's consumer product with the name: Anima Bamboo Collection Game, sold at Target, manufactured by HaPe International of Ningbo, China.

The manufacturer, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling the product. The toys in the bamboo game sets could contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. No incidents or injuries have been reported yet.

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The recall involves Anima-Bamboo Collection Games. The games contain 38 bamboo pads, four ghosts, and one dice. The product's packaging is an orange box with the words "Anima" and "BAMBOO Collection Games" are printed on each side.

The toys were sold at Target Stores nationwide from December 2006 through April 2007 for $10. Consumers should immediately take the game from children and return them to the nearest Target Store for a full refund, including applicable sales tax.

In Kern County, statistics show that a child can also become lead poisoned by:

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