Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 4, 2007
Release #07-301

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 496-8330
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys 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: Various Barbie Accessory Toys

Units: About 675,000

Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves various Barbie accessory toys that were manufactured between September 30, 2006 and August 20, 2007. The model names, product numbers and affected date code numbers are listed in the chart below. The product and date code numbers are printed on the largest component of the toy sets.

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ProductProduct NumberDate Code NumberProduct Photo
Barbie® Dream Puppy House™ (lead paint on dog) J9485 286-6JX through 365-6JX
or
001-7JX through 232-7JX

(product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house)
Barbie Dream Puppy House - J9485
Barbie® Dream Kitty Condo™ Playset (lead paint on cat) J9486 286-6JX through 365-6JX
or
001-7JX through 232-7JX

(product number and date code are marked on the bottom of the house)
Barbie Dream Kitty Condo - J9486
Barbie® Table and Chairs Kitchen Playset (lead paint on dog, chip platter, dinner plates) K8606 All

(product number is marked under the table)
Barbie Table and Chairs Kitchen Playset - K8606
Barbie® Bathtub and Toilet Playset (lead point on cat) K8607 All

(product number is marked under the tub)
Barbie Bathtub and Toilet Playset - K8607
Barbie® Futon and Table Living Room Playset (lead paint on cat) K8608 All

(product number is marked on the cushion label)
Barbie Futon and Table Living Room Playset - K8608
Barbie® Desk and Chair Bedroom Playset (lead paint on dog) K8609 All

(product number is marked under the desk)
Barbie Desk and Chair Bedroom Playset - K8609
Barbie® Couch & Table Living Room Playset (lead paint on purse) K8613 All

(product number is marked under the table)
Barbie Couch & Table Living Room Playset - K8613

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel for instructions on how to receive a free replacement toy of equal value.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Mattel’s Fisher-Price hotline at (888) 496-8330 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.mattel.com/safety