Recall Date: 2009-12-10
Recall: 62 – 10061
Description: Toy Trucks Recalled by Variety Wholesalers 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 December 10, 2009 Release # 10-061 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 678-7776 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Trucks Recalled by Variety Wholesalers 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: Super Rigs Play Sets Units: About 700 Importer: Variety Wholesalers Inc., of Henderson, N.C. Hazard: The toy truck’s surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves “Super Rig Transport” toy truck with trailer and vehicles. The truck and trailer are multi-colored, holding two vehicles and two action figures. “Super Rigs Play Set” is labeled on the outside of the packaging. The box back has a bar code square with Item No. 67007, Made in China and Bar Code 6-98567-67007-3. The bottom of the trailer has an engraved code 45TNGO9. Sold at: Discount stores in the Southeast from September 2009 through November 2009 for about $20. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Variety Wholesalers at (800) 678-7776 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.vwstores.com
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
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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