Recall Date: 2008-05-22
Recall: 4302 – 08282
Product Name: Disney Store Tinker Bell Wands
Description: Disney Store Recalls Tinker Bell Wands 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 22, 2008 Release #08-282 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 902-2798 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Disney Store Recalls Tinker Bell Wands 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: Tinker Bell Wands Units: About 8,000 Retailer: Disney Store, of Pasadena, Calif. Importer: Hoop Retail Stores LLC, of Secaucus, N.J. Hazard: The paint on the pearl beads in the flowers of the wands contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled Tinker Bell wands are green and light up and sound when a button in the handle is pressed. The top of the wand has white plastic flowers, a green bow, and a pin with Tinker Bell’s face on it. Sold at: Disney stores nationwide from April 2007 through October 2007 for about $13. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to a Disney Store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Disneystore.com
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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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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