Hazard: The surface paints on the pirate toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pistol toys away from children and contact Dillon Importing for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Recall Date: 2012-09-27
Recall: 1146 – 12285
Units: About 6,970
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Product Name: Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols
Description: This recall involves Captain Cutlass Pirate Pistol toys with a brown plastic grip, a black metallic stock and barrel, and a muzzle with an orange cap. The double-barreled toy pistol has one trigger and two hammers. A skull and crossbones motif is engraved on the grip.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact toll-free at (800) 654-3696 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.dillonimporting.com
Retailer: Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012 for about $6.50.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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