Fishing Games Sold at Grocery Stores Recalled by Far East Brokers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2007
Release #08-130

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 695-8354
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Fishing Games Sold at Grocery Stores Recalled by Far East Brokers 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: Fishing Games

Units: About 14,000

Importer/Distributor: Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla.

Hazard: The recalled game has parts that contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Fishing Game contains a fishing pole, one large battery operated fish, and three small wind-up fish. The UPC #011546208270 and product #25741 are printed on the product’s packaging.

Sold at: Grand Union Family Markets, Southern Family Markets, P&C Stores, Publix Super Markets, and Food Lion stores nationwide from October 2007 through November 2007 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the product away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Far East Brokers and Consultants toll-free at (877) 695-8354 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.fareastbrokers.com/

Picture of Recalled Fishing Games