Toy sold at Philadelphia Gift Fair recalled for containing too much lead in paint

A toy sold and given away at the Philadelphia Gift Fair in July is being recalled because the paint contains levels of lead that exceed the federal ban on lead paint.

Lead can be toxic to children if ingested.

According to to an announcement from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, stacking books of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, recalled the Adam the Apple toy which was sold online from June 2021 to November 2021 and at the Philadelphia Gift Show in July 2021 for approximately $25. The commission said some of the toys were also donated to the Philadelphia Gift Fair.

Adam the Apple has 15 wooden pieces with a story written on each piece.

“They are approximately 6 inches tall and 6.5 inches wide when stacked and resemble a happy-faced red apple with a leaf at the top. The phrases Adam The Apple, By Chris Bayon, and Illustrated by Patrick Carlson are written on the sheet.

People who have the toy should contact Stack Em’ Up Books for a prepaid shipping label to return it for a refund.

For more information, call the company at 267-987-3328 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, email contact@stackemupbooks.comor go to the website and click on the reminder at the bottom of the page.

The Adam the Apple stacking toy was recalled because the amount of lead in the paint exceeds the federal ban on lead paint. The toy was sold at the Philadelphia Gift Show in July 2021 and online.