Recall Date: 2008-11-04
Recall: 4999 – 09037
Product Name: King Import Warehouse Toy Xylophones
Description: Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse 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 November 4, 2008 Release #09-037 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (972) 241-5464 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse 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 Xylophones Units: About 144 Importer: King Import Warehouse, of Dallas, Texas Hazard: Surface paint on the toy xylophone contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves a miniature toy xylophone with item number KW20119. The toy xylophone measures about 12 inches long by 5 inches wide. It has a lavender frame, a lavender mallet, and four bars which are orange, yellow, green, and white. The item number can be found on the packaging. Sold at: Dollar Zone “giant”, Sam 99 Cent Store, and 99 Cents Mart in Texas from December 2007 through February 2008 for about $1. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children and return them to Dollar Zone “giant”, Sam 99 Cent Store, and 99 Cents Mart in Texas for a replacement toy. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call King Import Warehouse collect at (972) 241-5464 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET 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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