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