Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 30, 2008
Release #08-415

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 207-1923
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard 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: Toy Boats

Units: About 200

Importer: Buzz’s Boatyard, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

Hazard: The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves two models of tin Pop Pop toy boats. Models included in the recall are the 13-inch “Titanic” and the “Hut” Pop Pop boats.

Sold at: Buzz’s Boatyard’s Web site (www.buzzboats.com) from April 2007 to November 2007 for between $3 and $12.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Buzz’s Boatyard for a refund or an exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact at Buzz’s Boatyard at (877) 207-1923 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.buzzboats.com/poppop.htm

 

Picture of Recalled Titanic Pop Pop Boat

Picture of Recalled Hut Pop Pop Boat