DecoPac Inc. Recalls Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2007
Release #08-050

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 536-6558
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

DecoPac Inc. Recalls Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations 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: Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations

Units: About 80,000

Manufacturer: DecoPac Inc., of Anoka, Minn.

Hazard: Surface paint on the body of the bobble head contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes plastic miniature football bobble heads with green bases only, which were sold for placement on a cake. The bobble heads represented the following teams:

Baltimore Ravens Green Bay Packers Oakland Raiders  
Chicago Bears Indianapolis Colts Philadelphia Eagles  
Cincinnati Bengals New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Cowboys New Orleans Saints San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos New York Giants St. Louis Rams

Football bobble heads with black bases are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Bakeries and ice cream stores nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 with the purchase of a cake or ice cream.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the football bobble heads immediately and contact DecoPac to receive a free product of equal value.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DecoPac Product Safety at (800) 536-6558 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.decopacproductsafety.com

Picture of Recalled Football Bobble Head Cake Decoration with Green Base

Football Bobble Head with green base