Lil Anglers, LLC Safety Recall 2023
- CPSC.GOV Safety Recall: children’s Tangle-FREE practice fishing rod and reel combos manufactured under the Kid Casters brand.
- Lil Anglers, LLC has voluntarily initiated a safety recall of select children’s fishing rods in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada
On April 20th, 2023, Lil Anglers, LLC voluntarily initiated a safety recall of select children’s fishing rods in cooperation with the CPSC and Health Canada due to a violation of the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
The products affected by this safety recall were manufactured between 2021 and March 2023 and were sold at various retailers and online at Amazon and Lil Anglers. The recall affects approximately 80,708 units, including units sold in the United States and Canada.
Please immediately stop using the affected products and contact Lil Anglers to arrange for a replacement or refund. For additional information regarding the recall, customers can contact the Lil Anglers Recall Support team by calling (844) 347-4543, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at https://www.kidcastersrecall.com, or KidCasters and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
|· Model Number
|20-01, 21-01, 22-01
|20-01, 21-01, 22-01
The Model Number is located on the bottom of the rod, near the handle. The lot code is located on the base of the rod on the bottom when oriented for use for all models. If the fishing rod is one of the above-listed lots, then it is part of the recall.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) Why was there a recall?
The affected products contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.
2) Was the product tested before it shipped?
Unfortunately, there was a lapse in the testing process. We have changed our process to ensure we do not have this problem in the future.
3) Are you being forced to do this recall?
No, we are doing a voluntary recall to protect our customers.
4) Any injuries?
5) Other recalls?
6) What part is affected?
The ceramic Guide at the tip of the fishing rods contains the lead.
7) Is it dangerous?
Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
8) How did this occur?
Lead can be a natural part of the mining process. We require testing to ensure it qualifies for children’s product. There was a lapse in the process, and we are taking responsibility. We are adjusting our process to prevent it from happening again.