|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 4, 2007
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CKI Recalls Children's Decorating Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Toys "R" Us
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: Children's Toy Decorating Sets
Units: About 15,000
Importer: Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Manufacturer: CKI Toys, of Hong Kong
Hazard: Surface paint on the back of the recalled mirror contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: These Totally Me! - Funky Room Décor Sets are designed to make various room décor projects and includes a clock, clock movement, satin fabric, round box, door hanger, mirror, paper mirror frame, glitter glue, sticker sheet, foam shapes, sequins, seed beads, elastic cord, fabric flowers, and gem stones. The part containing lead is the mirror.
Sold at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and toysrus.com from May 2007 through September 2007 for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and return the item to the nearest Toys "R" Us store for store credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toys "R" Us toll-free at (800) TOYSRUS/869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.toysrus.com
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