Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2008
Release #08-164

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 822-8697
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America 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 Wrestler Figures

Units: 5,400

Manufacturer: A.A. of America Inc., of East Brunswick, N.J.

Hazard: The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled toy is a package of four action figures. Each figure is about 5 3/4 inches high. The UPC number 604111230003 is printed on the product’s packaging.

Sold at: Dollar stores and discount stores nationwide from January 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact A.A. of America toll-free at (888) 822-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail the firm at recalls@aatoys.com, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.aatoys.com

Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by New York State’s Consumer Protection Board.



Picture of Recalled Toy Figure Wrestler