More Lead Recalls

by in Lead Exposure Hazard, Recalls


CPSC issued 4 more lead hazard recalls today.

1. Simplyfun Ribbit Board Games – About 1,500 games are being recalled because surface paint on the five frog-shaped wooden pieces contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Parents are being asked to immediately remove the five frog pieces from the game and discontinue using them. Consumers should contact SimplyFun for a refund or a set of five replacement frogs.

For additional information, contact SimplyFun toll-free at (877) 557-7767 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.simplyfun.com

2. Elite Operations Toys – About 16,000 toys are being recall because surface coatings on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The recall involves four military-style Elite Operations toys, including Super Rigs (#1004), Command Patrol Center (#1020), Barracuda Helicopter (#1023), and 3 Pack 8-inch Figures (#1024). The product number is located on the toy’s packaging.

The toys were sold at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide and toysrus.com from July 2007 through October 2007 for between $10 and $30. No other Elite Operations brand military play sets are included in this recall.

Parents are asked to immediately take the toy away from children, and return them to any Toys “R” Us for a full refund or store credit.

For additional information, contact Toys “R” Us at (800) 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.toysrus.com

3. “Ugly Teeth” Party Favors – 43,000 fake teeth are being recalled because the surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The fake Halloween teeth are painted white, black and orange with brown gums. They were sold as party favors in packages of eight. “Ugly Teeth,” “Amscan,” “Party Favors,” “Value Pack Party Favors,” UPC 0-48419-65002-7 and UPC 0-48419-61663-4 are printed on the packaging.

They were sold at various store for about $2.

Parents are being asked to immediately take the recalled Halloween teeth away from children and return them to the place where purchased for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Amscan Inc. at (800) 335-7585 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.amscan.com

4. “Galaxy Warriors” Toy Figures – Abut 380,000 toy figures are being recalled because surface paints on the recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The posable spaceman figures are about 4½-inches tall and come with two accessories. They were sold in various colors including yellow, grey, silver, blue, green, gold, black, and red.

They were sold at dollar store nationwide for about $1.

Parents are being asked to take the recalled toys away from children immediately and return the toy to the firm for a full refund plus postage.

For additional information, contact Henry Gordy International toll-free at (888) 790-2700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.




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