OKK Trading Recalls Toy Robots Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 9, 2008
Release #08-246

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 655-8697
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

OKK Trading Recalls Toy Robots 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: Interchange Robot Toys

Units: About 2,000

Importer/Retailer: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled robot toys were sold as a four piece set with various colored robots each carrying a gun in one hand and a shield in the other. “Interchange Robot” is printed on the outside packaging of the product.

Sold at: Dollar stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

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

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading toll-free at (877) 655-8697/OKK-TOYS between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.okktrading.com

 

Picture of Recalled Robot Toys