|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (213) 237-9983 (Collect)
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Xtreme Toy Zone Recalls Toy Dinosaurs 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: “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs
Units: About 480
Importer: Xtreme Toy Zone, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: Surface paint on the toy dinosaurs can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs are battery-operated dinosaurs that move and make sounds. The recall includes the orange-colored “Dinosaur Brachiosaurus” (model #1033) and the green, yellow and orange-colored “Dinosaur Carnotaurus” (model #1030). The model number can be located on the toy’s battery cover.
Sold at: Xtreme Toy Zone’s Web site from May 2008 through October 2008 for between $15 and $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Xtreme Toy Zone for a refund or exchange.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Xtreme Toy Zone collect at (213) 237-9983 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.xtremetoyzone.com
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