Recall Date: 2007-11-07
Recall: 4077 – 08067
Product Name: International Sourcing Dragster and Funny Car toys
Description: International Sourcing Ltd. Recalls Toy Dragster and Funny Car 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 November 7, 2007 Release #08-067 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 404-1584 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 International Sourcing Ltd. Recalls Toy Dragster and Funny Car 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: Dragster and Funny Car toy Units: About 7,500 Importer: International Sourcing Ltd (ISL), of Springfield, Mo. Hazard: Surface paint on the wheels and engine of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: 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. 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. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children, and return it to International Sourcing Ltd. for a full refund or replacement product. Consumer Contact: 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
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