|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2011
|Firm’s Recall Hotline: (305) 622-7122 collect
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Name of Product: Toy cars
Units: About 1,900
Manufacturer: LM Import & Export, Inc., of Miami, Fla.
Distributor: Mega Wholesales Corporation, of Miami, Fla.
Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The products are sold in packages of four or six toy cars which are painted in silver, black or blue with red stickers with “super,” “max” and “racing” labeled on the top and sides of the cars. The 4” plastic car sets have item numbers “43835” and “43836” printed on a white label on the back of the cardboard packaging. “Gallop X” or “RACING CARS” is also printed on the product packaging.
Sold exclusively at: Mega Wholesale stores throughout Miami, Florida from September 2010 through January 2011 for between about $2 and $3 per set.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact LM Import & Export collect at (305) 622-7122 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. LM Import & Export will accept collect calls.