Hampton Direct Train Set Lead Exposure Hazard Recalls

RECALL: Hampton Direct Magnetic Toy Train Sets Due to Lead Exposure Risk

Today, the CPSC and Hampton Direct announced the voluntary recall of about 27,000 Magnetic Train Toy Sets because he paint on the trains contains excessive amounts of lead, posing a risk of lead exposure to young children.

This recall involves Magnetic Alphabet and Number train sets. The train sets include a wooden engine, caboose, letters and numbers. The miniature train sets are sold in a rainbow of colors and have either a letter or number attached to the top of a base with four wooden wheels. The alphabet train set contains 28 pieces, and the number train set contains 12 pieces. Each car in the train set is 2 ½ x 2 ½ x 2 inches in size.

For additional information, contact Hampton Direct at (800) 208-4050 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.hamptondirect.com – consumers can also e-mail the firm at trainrecall@hamptondirect.com


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