Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Toy Wrestler Figures Recalled by A.A. of America Due to Violation ofLead Paint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, incooperation 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.

Name of Product: Toy Wrestler Figures
Units: 5,400
Manufacturer: A.A. of America Inc., of East Brunswick, N.J.
Hazard: The surface paint contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled toy is a package of four action figures. Each figure is about 5 3/4 inches high. The UPC number 604111230003 is printed on the product's packaging.
Sold at: Dollar stores and discount stores nationwide from January 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the toy away from children immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact A.A. of America toll-free at (888) 822-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail the firm at recalls@aatoys.com, or visit the firm's Website at www.aatoys.com
Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by New York State's ConsumerProtection Board.

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