Target Recalls Various Toys Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2006
Release #07-035

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908\

 

Target Recalls Various Toys Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards

 

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: Various "Kool Toyz" Children's Products

Units: About 190,500

Importer/Distributor: Target Stores, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufacturer: Toy Century Industrial Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: Some of these toys contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Also, some of the toys have sharp points, posing laceration or puncture wound hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received four reports of toys breaking apart, exposing sharp points. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves "Kool Toyz" brand toys, including sets containing die-cast cars, playground set, doll house set, dinosaurs, trucks, boats and planes. The packaging is primary blue and has the "Kool Toyz" logo is on the upper left corner of the packaging. The following chart lists the toys involved in the recall, their item numbers written on the upper right corner of the packaging, and the specific hazards they pose:

 

Product NameItem NumberHazard
Truck Carry Case 087/01/0050 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Tiny Playground Play Set 086/10/0048 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Dream House Play Set 086/10/0048 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Discovery Dinosaur Habitat 087/01/0011 Lead Paint
Command Center Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0034 Sharp Points
Aircraft Carrier Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0034 Sharp Points
Air, Land and Sea Defense Play Set 087/01/0036 Lead Paint
Tank Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0040 Lead Paint
Helicopter Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0040 Lead Paint
Remote Control Trucks 087/01/0042 Sharp Points

 

Sold by: Target Stores nationwide from July 2006 through September 2006 and on Target.com from August 2006 through September 2006 for between $10 and $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the products away from children and return the item to the nearest Target Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com

 Picture of Recalled Air, Land and Sea Defender Play Set

Picture of Recalled Command Center Action Figure Play Set and Aircraft Carrier Action Figure Play Set

Picture of Recalled Discovery Dinosaur Habitat

Picture of Recalled Tiny Playground Set and Dream House Play Set

Picture of Recalled Helicopter Action Figure Play Set and Tank Action Figure Play Set

Picture of Recalled Remote Control Trucks

Picture of Recalled Truck Carry Case