Approximately 1,000 bicycle bells were placed under a recall this past week by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) The following are some of the relevant details, and the full recall information can be located at the following link: recall notice.
Units: About 1,000
Distributor: Do It Best Corp., of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Manufacturer: Botou Baite Bike Bell Co. Ltd., of Botou City, China
Hazard: The red paint on the bicycle bells contains excessive lead levels, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description: This recall involves children’s bicycle bells. The bells are red, black and white and has “I ♥ My Bike” printed on the top. The green and white packaging reads “bike bell” and “$1.”
If you or your child has a bicycle bell, please make sure it is not one of the recalled bells. Thankfully, as of today’s date, there have not been any reported injuries to the CPSC.