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Discount School Supply Recalls Crayons Due to Laceration Hazard

Any recall that might impact our families or our homeschools, we will share and let you know about. Discount School Supply recalls crayons due to laceration hazard.

 

Product being Recalled

Colorations™ brand extra-large crayons. This recall involves Colorations™ brand 200 extra-large crayon sets, including 25 red crayons. The extra-large crayons measure about 4.5 inches long and .5 inches in diameter. The crayons were packaged in a purple and yellow box with the Colorations® logo printed on the box.

Hazard

The red crayons in the multi-color sets can contain glass, posing a laceration hazard to the user. They have received two reports of a red crayon having glass in it. But thank goodness, no injuries have been reported.

Sold At

These crayons were sold exclusively online at DiscountSchoolSupply.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $36.

Remedy

Moms (and anyone who purchased these) you should immediately stop using the recalled crayons and contact Discount School Supply to obtain a free full replacement set. Discount School Supply is contacting all known purchasers direct. Their number is 800-338-4430. They are accepting calls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or you can email them at recall@discountschoolsupply.com. For more information visit their website and go to their Safety Information section for more information. (click the words safety information to go directly to their website)

About U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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About the author

Trish

Trish is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. She has been married to her best friend, David, for 22 years and they have three sons (ages 19, 17 and 15). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to travel, write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!

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