|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2012
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 654-3696
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing 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: Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols
Units: About 6,970
Importer: Dillon Importing Co., of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Manufacturer: Ko Lik Manufacturing Ltd., of Hong Kong, China
Hazard: The surface paints on the pirate toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Captain Cutlass Pirate Pistol toys with a brown plastic grip, a black metallic stock and barrel, and a muzzle with an orange cap. The double-barreled toy pistol has one trigger and two hammers. A skull and crossbones motif is engraved on the grip.
Sold at: Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012 for about $6.50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pistol toys away from children and contact Dillon Importing for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact toll-free at (800) 654-3696 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.dillonimporting.com
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