Recall Date: 2009-01-29
Recall: 5124 – 09113
Product Name: DDI Toy Builder Mega Construction Play Sets
Description: DDI Inc. Recalls Toy Construction Play Sets 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 29, 2009 Release #09-113 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 220-2390 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 DDI Inc. Recalls Toy Construction Play Sets 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: Construction Play Sets Units: About 3,000 Manufacturer/Distributor: DDI Inc., of Dubuque, Iowa Hazard: Surface paint on the play sets can contain lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves the 136-piece Mega Construction Play Set (item# 911346) and includes various construction equipment, vehicles, buildings and roads. The play sets are packaged in a black and yellow box with the word “Builder” printed in the upper left hand corner of the package. Sold at: Home centers, hardware stores and farm stores nationwide from October 2008 through December 2008 for about $20. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled play sets away from children and contact the firm for a refund of the purchase price. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DDI at (800) 220-2390 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.ddiretail.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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