Minga Fair Trade Imports Recalls Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: March 20, 2014
Recall number: 14-136
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    Minga Fair Trade coyote acrobat toy

  • Minga Fair Trade super hero acrobat toy

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    Minga Fair Trade super hero acrobat toy

  • Minga Fair Trade woodpecker acrobat toy

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    Minga Fair Trade woodpecker acrobat toy

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    Minga Fair Trade yellow bird acrobat toy

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Wooden flipping acrobat toys

Hazard:

The paint on the wooden flipping acrobat toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

Consumer Contact:

Minga Fair Trade Imports toll-free at (855) 738-5260 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email recall@mingaimports.com or online at www.mingaimports.com and click on Product Safety Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 135 units

Description

The recalled flipping acrobat toys are made of painted wood and are 8.5 inches tall. The toys consist of two rectangular wooden sticks connected by a wood crosspiece near one end and a coyote, super hero, woodpecker or yellow bird wooden cartoon character suspended by nylon string at the other end.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the recalled flipping acrobat toys away from children and return them to Minga Fair Trade Imports for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.

Sold at

Independent children’s stores and gift shops nationwide from September 2008 through May 2013 for about $6.

Importer/Distributor

Minga Fair Trade Imports, of Lake Geneva, Wis.

Manufactured in

Peru

  • Minga Fair Trade coyote acrobat toy

  • Minga Fair Trade super hero acrobat toy

  • Minga Fair Trade woodpecker acrobat toy

  • Minga Fair Trade yellow bird acrobat toy