Recall Date: 2009-01-13
Recall: 5043 – 09091
Product Name: TDI International High Speed Prowl Victor Pull Back Toy Cars
Description: TDI International Recalls Toy Cars 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 January 13, 2009 Release #09-091 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 834-8088 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 TDI International Recalls Toy Cars 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: “High Speed” Pull Back Toy Cars Units: About 150 Importer: TDI International, of Los Angeles, Calif. Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled pull back toy car is yellow with “PROWL” printed on the side, “VICTOR” printed on the hood, and a blue and red police warning light on the top. Sold at: Small retail stores in Houston and Hidalgo, Texas from June 2008 through July 2008 for about $2. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TDI International for a full refund or a replacement toy. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TDI International toll-free at (877) 834-8088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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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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