Recall Date: 2007-09-04
Recall: 3723 – 07301
Product Name: Mattel Barbie Dream Kitty Condo, Living Room, Table & Chairs Kitchen Playsets
Description: Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2007 Release #07-301 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 496-8330 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Various Barbie Accessory Toys Units: About 675,000 Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif. Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves various Barbie accessory toys that were manufactured between September 30, 2006 and August 20, 2007. The model names, product numbers and affected date code numbers are listed in the chart below. The product and date code numbers are printed on the largest component of the toy sets. Note: by clicking on any of the images below, you can view a larger version. Product Product Number Date Code Number Product Photo Barbie® Dream Puppy House? (lead paint on dog) J9485 286-6JX through 365-6JX or 001-7JX through 232-7JX (product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house) Barbie® Dream Kitty Condo? Playset (lead paint on cat) J9486 286-6JX through 365-6JX or 001-7JX through 232-7JX (product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house) Barbie® Table and Chairs Kitchen Playset (lead paint on dog, chip platter, dinner plates) K8606 All (product number is marked under the table) Barbie® Bathtub and Toilet Playset (lead point on cat) K8607 All (product number is marked under the tub) Barbie® Futon and Table Living Room Playset (lead paint on cat) K8608 All (product number is marked on the cushion label) Barbie® Desk and Chair Bedroom Playset (lead paint on dog) K8609 All (product number is marked under the desk) Barbie® Couch & Table Living Room Playset (lead paint on purse) K8613 All (product number is marked under the table) Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $10. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel for instructions on how to receive a free replacement toy of equal value. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Mattel’s Fisher-Price hotline at (888) 496-8330 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.mattel.com/safety
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|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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