Recall Date: 2008-09-30
Recall: 4492 – 08415
Product Name: Buzz’s Boatyard Titanic, Hut Pop Pop toy boats
Description: Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard 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 September 30, 2008 Release #08-415 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 207-1923 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard 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 Boats Units: About 200 Importer: Buzz’s Boatyard, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Hazard: The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves two models of tin Pop Pop toy boats. Models included in the recall are the 13-inch “Titanic” and the “Hut” Pop Pop boats. Sold at: Buzz’s Boatyard’s Web site (www.buzzboats.com) from April 2007 to November 2007 for between $3 and $12. Manufactured in: India Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Buzz’s Boatyard for a refund or an exchange. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact at Buzz’s Boatyard at (877) 207-1923 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.buzzboats.com/poppop.htm Titanic Pop Pop Boat Hut Pop Pop Boat
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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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