Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

Posted by: , May 27, 2008 in 9:08 am


Lead Pain Recall Mattel ToysWASHINGTON, D.C. – September 4, 2007  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Mattel, Inc. announced today three new toy recalls affecting ten toy products because of lead paint.  Parents are urged to immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the product in order to receive a free replacement toy.  Below is a complete listing of the toys that have been recalled in this latest announcement and how to receive replacement toys.

 

Recall 1:

Name of Products: Geo Trax Locomotive Toys

GeotraxPic Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

Units: About 90,000

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys could contain excessive levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

 

Description: The recall involves the Geo Trax Freightway Transport and Geo Trax Special Track Pack locomotive toys. These toys are red with yellow paint on the ladder and horn details. The recalled models were manufactured between July 31, 2006 and August 20, 2007 and have a date code between 212-6CK through 365-6CK or 001-7CK through 232-7CK marked on the bottom of the product. The packaging on the Freightway Transport model is marked H5705 and the packaging on the Special Track Pack model is marked K3013.

 

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from September 2006 through August 2007 for between $3 and $16.

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children.

Determine that the product is affected by this recall by checking the number on the bottom of the toy

If your toy is affected, Mattel will email you a prepaid mailing label so that you can return your toy for a Mattel to receive a voucher for a replacement part and bonus piece. 

 

TO GET REPLACEMENT TOYS: Have the toy in your hand and follow this link here to begin the recall process. http://service.mattel.com/us/recall/H5705_IVR.asp?prod=

 

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price toll-free at (888) 496-8330 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

 

Recall 2:

 

Name of Products:   Barbie® Dream Puppy HouseTM

Barbie® Dream Kitty CondoTM

Barbie® Table and Chairs Kitchen Playset

Barbie® Bathtub and Toilet Playset

Barbie® Living Room Playset

Barbie® Desk and Chair Bedroom Playset

Barbie® Living Room Playset

 

Units: About 675,000

 

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law. Lead is toxic to young children and can cause adverse health effects.

 

Description: The recall involves various Barbie accessory toys that were manufactured between September 30, 2006 and August 20, 2007. The model names, product numbers and affected date code numbers are listed in the chart below. The product and date code numbers are printed on the largest component of the toy sets.

 

 

Product

Product Name /Number Date Code Number Product Photo
Barbie® Dream Puppy HouseTM(lead paint on dog)J9485 286-6JX through 365-6JX

1DreamPuppyHouse Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

or

001-7JX through 232-7JX

(product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house)

Barbie® Dream Kitty CondoTM Playset(lead paint on cat)J9486 286-6JX through 365-6JX

2DreamKittyComba Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

or

001-7JX through 232-7JX

(product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house)

Barbie® Table and Chairs Kitchen Playset(lead paint on dog, chip platter,dinner plates) K8606 All

3TableAndChairs Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

(product number is marked under the table)

Barbie® Bathtub and Toilet Playset(lead paint on cat)K8607 All

4BathtubandToilet Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

(product number is marked under the tub)

Barbie® Futon & Table Living Room Playset (lead paint on cat) K8608 All

5FutonandChair Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

(product number is marked on the cushion label)

Barbie® Desk and Chair Bedroom Playset (lead paint on dog) K8609 All

6DeaskandBedroom Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

(product number is marked under the desk)

Barbie® Living Room Playset(lead paint on purse) K8613 All

7CouchandLivingRoom Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

(product number is marked under the table)

 

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $10.

 

Remedy:

  • Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children.
  • Determine that the product is affected by this recall by checking the number on the bottom of the toy.
  • If your toy is affected, Mattel will email you a prepaid mailing label so that you can return your toy for a Mattel to receive a voucher for a replacement part and bonus piece. 

 

TO GET REPLACEMENT TOYS: Have the toy in your hand and follow this link here to begin the recall process.  http://service.mattel.com/us/recall/K8607_IVR.asp?prod=

Consumer Contact:  For additional information, contact Fisher-Price toll-free at (888) 496-8330 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

 

Recall 3:

 

Name of Product: Big Big World 6-in-1 Bongo Band toys

bigworld Lead Paint Leads To Another Toy Recall By Mattel, Inc.

 

Units: About 8,900

 

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal law prohibiting lead paint on children’s toys. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

 

Description: The recalled toys have two bongos, including one with a yellow and green plastic drum base with a blue drum surface. The other bongo is yellow and green plastic drum base with an orange drum surface with “It’s a Big, Big World” printed on it. The toys were sold with animal shaped accessories including a monkey, bird, tambourine and drum stick. The toys have product number K9343 inside the orange drum. A date code between 139-7SH and 232-7SH is printed on the drum’s orange ring surface. Bongo Band toys included in this recall must have both the product number and date code.

 

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from July 2007 through August 2007 for about $20.

 

 

Remedy:

  • Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children.
  • Determine that the product is affected by this recall by checking the number on the bottom of the toy.
  • If your toy is affected, Mattel will email you a prepaid mailing label so that you can return your toy for a Mattel to receive a voucher for a replacement part and bonus piece. 

 

TO GET REPLACEMTN TOYS: Have the toy in your hand and follow this link here to begin the recall process.  http://service.mattel.com/us/recall/K9343_IVR.asp?prod=

 

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fisher-Price toll-free at (888) 496-8330 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

 

 

TO LOOK AT PAST MATTEL RECALLS CLICK HERE

 

TO LOOK AT FISHER PRICE RECALLS CLICK HERE

 

TO LOOK AT THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE RECALLS CLICK HERE

 


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