Recall News: Toy Trucks Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The following is a press release from www.recalls.gov, the US Government’s website to alert consumers of recalled products. With the Holidays right around the corner and the probability of this product being sold in North Carolina, this is a very timely news as it is associated with a toy set. Picture courtesy of //www.recalls.gov/.
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.
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 //www.vwstores.com/recall-information/