Recall Date: 2007-11-07
Recall: 4082 – 08072
Product Name: Schylling Associates Robot 2000 collectable tin robots
Description: Schylling Associates Recalls Collectable Toy Robot 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 #08-072 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 767-8697 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Schylling Associates Recalls Collectable Toy Robot 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 products. 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: “Robot 2000” collectable tin robot Units: About 2,600 Importer: Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass. Hazard: Surface paints on the robot contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: 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. Sold at: Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from October 2006 through September 2007 for about $25. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Schylling to receive a refund or free replacement toy. Consumer Contact: For additional information, 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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