NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 834-8088
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
TDI International Recalls Toy Cars 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.
Name of Product: "High Speed" Pull Back Toy Cars
Units: About 150
Importer: TDI International, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled pull back toy car is yellow with "PROWL" printed on the side, "VICTOR" printed on the hood, and a blue and red police warning light on the top.
Sold at: Small retail stores in Houston and Hidalgo, Texas from June 2008 through July 2008 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TDI International for a full refund or a replacement toy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TDI International toll-free at (877) 834-8088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09091.html
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