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Product name Wooden Toy Alphabet Blocks
Description These blocks being recalled were packaged in a plastic bag, either 15 or 28 to a set, with a cardboard label stapled at the top stating "ABC Educational Blocks - Made in Taiwan for Skyline International, Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A." The 15-block set retailed for about $1.35 and the 28-block set for about $3.00. The blocks are painted either red, green, yellow or blue and the letter background is white. 
Problem Paint used on some of these blocks has a lead content which exceeds the current permissible level of 0.5%, which increases the risk of lead poisoning in children who may ingest paint chips or peelings 
Distribution Sold in retail stores in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin 
Company M.W. Kasch Company, Mequon, Wisconsin 
Dates sold March 1976 through December 1977 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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