Fisher Price Recalls Go Diego Go Boat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The toy is an orange and yellow boat that squirts water. Cartoon character Diego is in the driver’s seat. “Fisher Price,” product number K3413, and a date code between 137-7HF and 223-7HF are marked on the toys.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2007
Release #08-048

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 299-0579
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Fisher Price Recalls Go Diego Go Boat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

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: Go Diego Go Animal Rescue Boats

Units: About 38,000

Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal standard prohibiting lead paint on children’s toys.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The toy is an orange and yellow boat that squirts water. Cartoon character Diego is in the driver’s seat. “Fisher Price,” product number K3413, and a date code between 137-7HF and 223-7HF are marked on the toys.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from June 2007 through October 2007 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price in order to receive a free replacement toy. Consumers need to return the recalled toys to Fisher-Price.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at (888) 299-0579 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

Picture of Recalled Go Diego Go Animal Rescue Boats