Recall Date: 2008-03-12
Recall: 4248 – 08219
Product Name: S.U. Wholesale X Force Commander Toy Airplanes
Description: Toy Airplanes, Cars, and Motorcycles Recalled by S.U. Wholesale 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 March 12, 2008 Release #08-219 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 580-8883 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Airplanes, Cars, and Motorcycles Recalled by S.U. Wholesale 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: X Force Commander Toy Airplanes and Super Famous Toy Cars and Motorcycles Units: About 5,000 Importer: S.U. Wholesale Inc., of Vernon, Calif. Hazard: The recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The “X Force Commander” is a set of six plastic jet airplanes. Item number 5689 is printed on the front of the packaging. The airplanes are painted green, red, blue, silver, black and yellow. The “Super Famous” is a set of a plastic toy car and a motorcycle. The car is yellow or red and the motorcycle is gray. Sold at: Dollar Stores nationwide from September 2006 through November 2007 for about $1. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these toys away from children and return to them to the store where purchased for a refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact S.U. Wholesale toll-free at (877) 580-8883 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
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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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