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RECALL: 8 Lead Hazard Exposure Warnings
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by in CPSC, Lead Exposure Hazard, Recalls, Schylling Toy Recalls


I honestly don’t know where to start. There are SO many lead recalls today, I will group them in one post like I did last week.


1. Curious George Plush Dolls – About 175,000 Marvel Toys because surface paint on the toy’s plastic face and construction hat contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Five Dolls in particular:

Birthday 90253/ 8-83199-90253-5
Fireman 90246/ 8-83199-90246-7
Sweet Dreams 90247/ 8-83199-90247-4
Tool Time 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1
Tool Time (soft face) 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1

Contact Marvel Toys for a full refund at (800) 352-2064 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.regcen.com/curiousgeorge


2. Dollar Store Children’s Sunglasses - About 51,000 Children’s Fashion Sunglasses because yellow surface paint on the sunglasses may contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
The recall involves yellow children’s sunglasses. No other colors of sunglasses are included in this recall. The word “CHINA” is printed on the left side of the frame. The UPC #400007860896 and words “Fashion Sunglasses” and “Time to Play Every Day” are printed on the product’s red hangtag.

Contact Dollar General at (800) 678-9258 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, for information on a full refund or visit the firm’s Web site at www.dollargeneral.com


3. Northern Tool & Equipment “Big Red” Wagons - About 7,200 Big Red Wagons are being recalled because the wagon has a red painted, steel deck with removable wooden sides. The wheels have ball bearings and air-filled tires.

Parents are asked to take the recalled wagon away from children and return it to any Northern Tool store for a free replacement.

For additional information, contact Northern Tool & Equipment Co. at (800) 222-5381 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.northerntool.com


4. International Sourcing Ltd. Toy Dragster and Funny Car - About 7,500 Dragster and Funny Car toys are being recalled because surface paint on the wheels and engine of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. The recall includes plastic models of a dragster and funny car. The dragster is approximately 22 inches long, black in color with various sponsor decals on the toys.

The funny car is approximately 14 inches long and is also black in color. Both models have the ISL logo imprinted on the underside. The cars were sold at National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) events through Schumacher Racing, and Matco Tools through door to door sales by its representatives from March 2007 through September 2007.

Parents are being asked to take the toy away from children, and return it to International Sourcing Ltd. for a full refund or replacement product.

For additional information, contact International Sourcing Ltd at (877) 404-1584 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.islpromotions.com


5. Schylling Associates Duck Family Collectible – About 3,500 Duck Family Collectibles because Surface paints on the ducks contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. The recalled Duck Family consists of a large wind-up duck, which pulls three little ducks. They are made of tin and are primarily yellow in color.

They were sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from January 2007 through August 2007 for about $8.

Parents are being asked to contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a full refund or replacement, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schylling.com


6. Winnie-the-Pooh Spinning Top – About 3,600 (66,000 spinning tops were recalled on August 22, 2007) because surface paint on the wooden handle of the top contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. The recalled spinning top is primarily metal and has wooden handles.
The top is printed with Winnie-the-Pooh characters. Tops with plastic handles are not included in this recall.

The toys were sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from April 2003 through November 2003 for about $12.

Contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a full refund or replacement, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schylling.com


7. Dizzy Ducks Music Box – About 1,300 Dizzy Ducks Music Boxes because surface paints on the wooden base of the music box contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. The Dizzy Ducks Music Box is a wind-up music box with ducks that spin as music plays.

They were wold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from March 2007 through October 2007 for about $12.

Contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for a full refund or replacement, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schylling.com


8. “Robot 2000” collectible tin robot – About 1,300 “Robot 2000” collectible tin robots because surface paints on the robot contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. The “Robot 2000” is a battery-operated, tin robot standing 12” tall. It has a red light on the head and chest panels that open.

It was sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from October 2006 through September 2007 for about $25.

Parents are being asked to contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schylling.com

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