Regent Products Corp. Recalls Stuffed Ball Toys Due to Lead Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2007
Release #07-141

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 940-4869
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Regent Products Corp. Recalls Stuffed Ball Toys Due to Lead Hazard

 

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: Stuffed Fun Balls

Units: About 7,200

Manufacturer: Regent Products Corp., River Grove, IL

Hazard: The stuffed balls contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The Fun Ball is an orange stuffed ball toy that measures 4 inches in diameter and designed to look like a basketball. The ball is printed with colored numbers, letters and "Reg. #PA-10623(HK)."

Sold at: Dollar stores and other discount stores nationwide from June, 2006 through March, 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take these balls away from young children immediately and return the toy to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Regent Products at (800) 940-4869 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.regentproducts.com or e-mail the firm at recall@regentproducts.com

Picture of Recalled Stuffed Ball