Hazard: Lead

Remedy: 

Recall Date: 2008-01-15
Recall:
 4180 – 08164
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Product Name: A.A. of America Toy Wrestler Figures
Description:
Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America 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 January 15, 2008 Release #08-164 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 822-8697 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America 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: Toy Wrestler Figures Units: 5,400 Manufacturer: A.A. of America Inc., of East Brunswick, N.J. Hazard: The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled toy is a package of four action figures. Each figure is about 5 3/4 inches high. The UPC number 604111230003 is printed on the product’s packaging. Sold at: Dollar stores and discount stores nationwide from January 2007 through December 2007 for about $1. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact A.A. of America toll-free at (888) 822-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail the firm at recalls@aatoys.com, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.aatoys.com Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by New York State’s Consumer Protection Board.

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U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Communications
Washington, D.C.
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury,go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at(301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired.Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

 

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