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"Cars" Toy Chests Sold at Toys "R" Us Recalled by Delta Enterprise Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

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Recall Date:
November 09, 2006

Recall Details

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2006
Release #07-029
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 660-3777

 

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: "Cars" Toy Storage Benches

Units: About 3,000

Manufacturer: Delta Enterprise Corp., New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The red paint on the partition panels of the toy box contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The wooden toy storage box is decorated with graphics from the animated movie "Cars." It has three removable cloth toy bins. "Delta" and the PO# are printed on the side panel. Only toy boxes with "PO#FJ505192" or "PO#FJ605042" marked on the side panel are included in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: Toys "R" Us stores from March 2006 through August 2006 for about $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled toy chests away from children immediately and return it to any Toys "R" Us for a credit or refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Delta Enterprise at (877) 660-3777 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.deltachildrensproducts.com

 

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