Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Build-A-Bear Workshop® have jointly recalled the "Love. Hugs. Peace" Lapel Pin by Build-A-Bear Workshop®, as it exceeds the acceptable lead content and could prove toxic if ingested.
Although no incidents or illnesses have been reported due to use of these lapel pins, customers should return the pins to the place of purchase for a $5.00 credit for the Build-A-Bear Workshop. Customers may also contact Build-A-Bear Workshop at 1-866-236-5683 Monday to Friday between 8AM and 6PM CT, Saturday between 9AM to 4PM CT or visit the company's website.
Sold in stores and online from July 2009 to October 2010, an estimated 2,200 pins were purchased in Canada and 26,500 in the United States.