Pure Fishing Recalls Children’s Fishing Games Due to Violation of Ban on Lead in Paint
Name of product: Shakespeare Casting Game and Fishing Kits
Units: About 2,600
Distributor: Pure Fishing Inc., of
Hazard: The label on the fishing rod contains a surface coating containing high levels of lead in violation of the ban on lead in paint.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Shakespeare Casting Game and Fishing Kit consist of a red and blue rod and reel with red foam targets and hook. The label is found on the front of the reel and reads “Casting Fun.”
Sold by: Specialty fishing retailers nationwide from
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled game away from children and call Pure Fishing for a free replacement product or full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pure Fishing at (800) 466-5643
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 466-5643
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission