G.A. Gertmenian and Sons Recalls Toy Story 3 Bowling Game Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The red paint used on some bowling pins has been measured to be in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm.

Recall date: May 05, 2011
Recall number: 11217

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Toy Story 3 Bowling Game

Hazard:

The red paint used on some bowling pins has been measured to be in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact G.A. Gertmenian and Sons LLC toll-free at (888) 224-4181 between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm PT Monday through Friday. Consumers may also emailGertmenian@Gertmenian.com for instructions on receiving replacement bowling pins.

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Recall Details

Units

About 600

Description

This recall affects Toy Story 3 Bowling Game Rugs with a batch marking of JA 148. The recalled item contains six white plastic bowling pins with two red stripes painted on the necks, one black plastic ball, and a 68 inch x 26 inch nylon game rug with a print of the character Buzz Lightyear on the front. The batch marking JA 148 appears on the bottom front of the packaging just above the bar code, and is also located on the tag attached to the rug.

Incidents/Injuries

G.A. Gertmenian and Sons, LLC has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the bowling pins immediately and contact the manufacturer for a free replacement set.

Sold at

Walmart Stores in the U.S. between September 1, 2010 and September 25, 2010 for about $18.

Importer(s)

G.A. Gertmenian and Sons, LLC, of Los Angeles

Manufactured in

China