Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores

The action figure toys have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2009
Release # 09-332

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 257-5990
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores

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: Force Soldier Playsets, Pirate Expeditions with Parrot, and Pirate Expeditions with Treasure

Units: About 8,400

Importer/Distributor: Liquidation Outlet, Inc., of Lakewood, Wash.

Hazard: The action figure toys have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries were reported.

Description: The Force Soldier playsets comes in a plastic bag with SKU number 70134 printed on the header card. The soldiers (two per bag) are 5” in height and come with an airplane, machine guns and a tropical tree. The Pirate Expeditions come in a blister packs in two styles with the SKU number 70136 printed on the header cards. Pirate Expedition figures are 6.5” in height and have assorted accessories including a parrot or a treasure chest.

Sold at: Dollar Stores in Washington and Oregon States from September 2007 through July 2009 for $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled products away from young children immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange for another toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Liquidation Outlet, Inc. toll-free at (877) 257-5990 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or email info@loidistributing.com, or visit one of the Dollar Stores in person.

 

Picture of Recalled Force Soldier playset

Picture of Recalled Pirate Expeditions with Parrot playset

Picture of Recalled Pirate Expeditions with Treasure playset