|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 352-2064
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Curious George Plush Dolls Recalled By Marvel Toys Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
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: Curious George Plush Dolls
Units: About 175,000
Manufacturer: Marvel Toys, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: Surface paint on the toy’s plastic face and construction hat contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Curious George 12-inch plush dolls with a plastic face. The dolls are dressed to represent five various themes: birthday, fireman, sweet dreams, tool time and tool time with a soft face. The plush dolls were sold with a Curious George storybook or activity book. The following product and SKU numbers are printed on the packaging.
|Tool Time (soft face)
Sold at: Toy and discount department stores nationwide from December 2005 through August 2007 for about $15.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Marvel Toys to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Marvel Toys at (800) 352-2064 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.regcen.com/curiousgeorge
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