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October 2007 | Vol. VI - No. 10




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Fisher-Price Recalls Go Diego Go Boat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard


WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2007) - 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.

Name of Product: Go Diego Go Animal Rescue Boats

Units: About 38,000

Importer:
Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal standard prohibiting lead paint on children’s toys.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The toy is an orange and yellow boat that squirts water. Cartoon character Diego is in the driver’s seat. “Fisher Price,” product number K3413, and a date code between 137-7HF and 223-7HF are marked on the toys.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from June 2007 through October 2007 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price in order to receive a free replacement toy. Consumers need to return the recalled toys to Fisher-Price.

Consumer Contact:
For additional information, contact Fisher-Price at (888) 299-0579 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.service.mattel.com

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772



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