|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2009
Release # 09-338
Firm's Recall Hotline: (213) 680-4489
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Note: This recall has been expanded.
Children’s Animal Masks and Pendants Recalled by Team Work Trading Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
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: Children’s Animal Masks and Pendants
Units: About 1,400 pieces
Manufacturer: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The recalled children’s animal masks and pendants contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves a children’s animal mask and four styles of metal pendants. The mask resembles the face of a cat. The pendants have various animated symbols including a dog tag with fire symbol (Bleach), knife and lion symbol (Final Fantasy), Mickey Mouse symbol (Kingdom of Hearts), and a burning sun symbol (Naruto). The pendants were sold with silver-colored chains.
Sold at: Gift shop and modeling stores nationwide, and the Team Work Trading store from November 2008 through March 2009 for between $4 and $8.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled items and contact Team Work Trading for a refund or exchange.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Team Work Trading collect at (213) 680-4489 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
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