|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 2010
Release # 10-120
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 405-7696
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Horse Toy Figures Recalled by Blip Toys 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 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: Nature Wonders HD Pinto Horse Toy Figures
Units: About 15,000
Importer: Blip Toys, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: The surface paint coating on the horse contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the Nature Wonders HD pinto horse toy figures with model number 92093. The plastic horse is white with brown spots and measures about 4 inches tall. The model number and “Nature Wonders HD” are printed on the retail tag wrapped around the horse’s leg.
Sold by: Walmart stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for about $4.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Blip Toys to receive a free replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Blip Toys toll-free at (888) 405-7696 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.bliptoys.com/recall
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
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