Bendable Dinosaur Toys Recalled by Kipp Brothers for Excessive Lead

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2007
Release #08-020

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 428-1153
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Bendable Dinosaur Toys Recalled by Kipp Brothers for Excessive Lead

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: Bendable Dinosaur Toys

Units: About 10,000

Distributor: Kipp Brothers, of Carmel, Ind.

Hazard: The recalled toys pose a risk of lead exposure to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The bendable dinosaur toys are about three inches long and come in brown, green or orange/green colors. While the toys were sold in boxes of 36, consumers may have received these products as a giveaway or promotional item from schools, libraries, churches, community groups, etc.

Sold in: The Kipp Brothers’ showroom, catalog and Web site from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $10 per box of 36.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled toys away from children immediately. Consumers can return the toy to the place of receipt for a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kipp Brothers at (800) 428-1153 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the Web site at www.kipptoys.com

Picture of Recalled Bendable Dinosaur Toys

Picture of Recalled Bendable Dinosaur Toys

Picture of Recalled Bendable Dinosaur Toys