Schylling Associates Recalls Duck Family Collectable Toy Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2007
Release #08-069

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 767-8697
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Schylling Associates Recalls Duck Family Collectable Toy 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: Duck Family Collectable Wind-Up Toy

Units: About 3,500

Importer: Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass.

Hazard: Surface paints on the ducks contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Duck Family consists of a large wind-up duck, which pulls three little ducks. They are made of tin and are primarily yellow in color.

Sold at: Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from January 2007 through August 2007 for about $8.

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

Picture of Recalled Duck Wind-Up Toy