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Boy Scouts of America recalls neckerchief slides due to excessive lead levels

Posted: 9:09 AM, Sep 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-27 13:09:17Z

The Boy Scouts of America is recalling neckerchief slides due to a violation of the federal lead content ban.

The colored enamel on the neckerchief slides contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

This recall involves Boy Scouts of America’s neckerchief slides. The brass neckerchief slides were sold in four styles: red wolf, green bear, orange lion and blue Webelos. “Made in China” and P.O. number 200228276, 20023175, 200233281 or 200236630 are printed on a white label attached to the back of the neckerchief slide.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled neckerchief slides, take them away from children and return them to any Boy Scouts of America retail store or distributor for a free replacement neckerchief slide, including shipping.

No injuries or incidents have been reported at this time.

These slides were sold at Boy Scouts of America retail stores and authorized distributors nationwide and online at from February 2018 through August 2018 for about $6.