FUNTASTIC Recalls Fake Teeth Due To Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2008
Release #08-247

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 434-5207

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: Hillbilly Teeth

Units: About 26,000

Importer: FUNTASTIC, of Houston, Texas

Hazard: The gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves a 2-pack fake Hillbilly Teeth with item # 2657. The item number is printed on the packaging. The gums are brown and the teeth are yellow.

Sold at: Grocery, Drug, Convenience, and Mass retailers nationwide from March 2005 through March 2008 for about $2.

Manufactured: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact FUNTASTIC for information on receiving a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact FUNTASTIC at (800) 434-5207 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company’s Web site at www.funtastictoy.com

 

Picture of Recalled Hillbilly Teeth