Kids pencil holders carry too much lead.

By Candace Chapman

July 22, 2010 Updated Nov 27, 2007 at 1:26 PM EDT

Parents should remove Children's Pencil Pouches from school supplies.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says zipper pulls contain high levels of lead, which can be toxic in young children.

They were sold under the names "Stuff Keepers" and "Bear Pencil Pouches" from September 1997 through October 2007.

For a refund, return the pouches to the store.

You can also contact the distributor, Raymond Geddes & Company.

Call 800-533-6273 ext 1124 or visit the website raymondgeddes.com.

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