|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 767-8697
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Schylling Associates Recalls Collectable Toy Robot 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 products. 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: “Robot 2000” collectable tin robot
Units: About 2,600
Importer: Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass.
Hazard: Surface paints on the robot contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The “Robot 2000” is a battery-operated, tin robot standing 12” tall. It has a red light on the head and chest panels that open.
Sold at: Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from October 2006 through September 2007 for about $25.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Schylling to receive a refund or free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schylling.com
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