Early Learning Centre has announced a recall on all Colouring Pencils and Chubbie Pencils sold during December 2007 and January 2008.
The dark green paint used in these products has been found to contain levels of lead and chromium exceeding those permissible.
ELC have stated that the pencils “are unlikely to pose any immediate or acute health concerns but we do not recommend their continued use.”
The pencils can be returned to any branch for a full refund. ELC also have a Customer Helpline number on: 08705 352352.