Recall date: March 20, 2014
Recall number: 14-136

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Wooden flipping acrobat toys
Hazard:
The paint on the wooden flipping acrobat toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Minga Fair Trade Imports toll-free at (855) 738-5260 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email recall@mingaimports.com or online at www.mingaimports.com and click on Product Safety Recall for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 135 units
Description:

The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead.

Description:

The recalled flipping acrobat toys are made of painted wood and are 8.5 inches tall. The toys consist of two rectangular wooden sticks connected by a wood crosspiece near one end and a coyote, super hero, woodpecker or yellow bird wooden cartoon character suspended by nylon string at the other end.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled flipping acrobat toys away from children and return them to Minga Fair Trade Imports for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.

Sold At:

Independent children's stores and gift shops nationwide from September 2008 through May 2013 for about $6.

Importer:

Minga Fair Trade Imports, of Lake Geneva, Wis.

Manufactured In:
Peru