Recall Date: 2007-10-31
Recall: 4069 – 08057
Product Name: Toys R Us Barracuda Helicopter, 3 Pack 8-inch Figures Elite Operations Toys
Description: Toys “R” Us Recalls Elite Operations 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 October 31, 2007 Release #08-057 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 869-7787 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toys “R” Us Recalls Elite Operations 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: Elite Operations Toys Units: About 16,000 Importer/Retailer: Toys “R” Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J. Manufacturer: Toy World Group Ltd/Chun Tat Toys Factory Limited, of Guangdong, China Hazard: Surface coatings on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: 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. 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. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children, and return them to any Toys “R” Us for a full refund or store credit. Consumer Contact: 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
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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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