Toy Racing Cars Recalled by OKK Trading Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2008
Release #08-172

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

Toy Racing Cars Recalled by OKK Trading 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 Racing Cars

Units: About 2,000

Manufacturer: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves toy racing cars that are operated with a remote control. The toy racing car comes with four additional tires and one remote control. “Formula 1” is printed on the packaging.

Manufactured in: China

Sold at: Retail dollar and discount stores nationwide from October 2007 through November 2007 for about $1.

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

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the company toll-free at (877) 655-8697 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 Toy Racing Cars