|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2010
Release # 10-098
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 544-7822
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 products. 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: Military toy figure
Importer: Jide Trading, Inc., of Commerce, Calif.
Hazard: The surface paint on the toy contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The mini military toy set is packaged on a blister card and includes a male military figure about four inches in height with various accessories.
Sold by: Dollar Stores and other discount stores from November 2008 to April 2009.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Jide Trading for a full refund or replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Jide Trading toll free at (866) 544-7822 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jidetrading.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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