Hazard: The surface paints on the action figures contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled action figures away from children and return them to Lee Carter Co. for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.
Recall Date: 2012-01-24
Recall: 962 – 12092
Units: About 7,000 packs
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Product Name: Super Luchamania Action Figures
Description: The recalled Mexican wrestling Super Luchamania action figures were sold in packs of 12. The multi-colored action figures are plastic, have plastic capes and measure about four inches tall. “Super Luchamania” is printed on the action figures’ packaging.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should call Lee Carter Co. collect at (415) 824-2004 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.leecartercompany.com
Retailer: Various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from June 2000 through October 2011 for between $12 and $14 per pack.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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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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