Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 30, 2008
Release #08-415

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 207-1923
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Boats Recalled by Buzz’s Boatyard 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 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: Toy Boats

Units: About 200

Importer: Buzz’s Boatyard, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

Hazard: The paint on the recalled toy boats contains an excess level of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves two models of tin Pop Pop toy boats. Models included in the recall are the 13-inch “Titanic” and the “Hut” Pop Pop boats.

Sold at: Buzz’s Boatyard’s Web site (www.buzzboats.com) from April 2007 to November 2007 for between $3 and $12.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Buzz’s Boatyard for a refund or an exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact at Buzz’s Boatyard at (877) 207-1923 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.buzzboats.com/poppop.htm

 

Picture of Recalled Titanic Pop Pop Boat

Picture of Recalled Hut Pop Pop Boat