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Mexican Wrestling Action Figures Recalled by Lee Carter Co. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

  • Mexican Wrestling Action Figures
  • Mexican Wrestling Action Figures packaging
Name of Product:
Super Luchamania Action Figures
Hazard:
The surface paints on the action figures contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
January 24, 2012
Units:
About 7,000 packs
Consumer Contact

For additional information, consumers should call Lee Carter Co. collect at (415) 824-2004 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.leecartercompany.com

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled Mexican wrestling Super Luchamania action figures were sold in packs of 12. The multi-colored action figures are plastic, have plastic capes and measure about four inches tall. "Super Luchamania" is printed on the action figures' packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled action figures away from children and return them to Lee Carter Co. for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from June 2000 through October 2011 for between $12 and $14 per pack.
Importer(s):

Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif.

Distributor(s):
Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif.
Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
12-092
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