Recall Date: 2008-05-20
Recall: 4293 – 08272
Product Name: Master Toys & Novelties Cowboy on a Horse Little Rider Toys
Description: Master Toys & Novelties Inc. Recalls Little Rider 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 May 20, 2008 Release #08-272 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 490-9002 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Master Toys & Novelties Inc. Recalls Little Rider 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: Cowboy on a Horse Little Rider Toys Units: About 6,000 Importer: Master Toys & Novelties Inc., of Los Angeles, Calif. Hazard: Surface paint on the shoe and pants of the rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall includes a battery operated cowboy riding a horse toy. The model number 8610B is located on the product packaging. The horse and rider together measure about 8.5 inches in height by 7.5 inches in length. The rider is wearing blue pants and a red shirt and the horse is brown. Only Little Rider Toys with UPC code 603678086101 printed on the product packaging are included in the recall. Sold at: Dollar and discount stores nationwide from April 2007 through January 2008 for between $5 and $7. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Master Toys & Novelties Inc. at (800) 237-5020 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Website at www.mastertoys.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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