Surface paints on the lapel pin contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
The 1.5 inch lapel pin features graphics of a heart, bear head, and peace sign all positioned in front of a globe. The words "Love.Hugs.Peace." appear at the bottom of the pin.
They were sold by: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at www.buildabear.com from July 2009 through October 2010 for $3.50,
Consumers should stop using the lapel pins and return the lapel pin to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a $5 store coupon.
If it is not possible to return the pin to a store, you can contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.
For additional information, please contact Build-A-Bear Workshop toll-free at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Saturday, or visit the company's website at www.buildabear.com