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Toy Robots Voluntarily Recalled Lead Paint

By Bob Ewing     Apr 9, 2008 in Business
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with OKK Trading announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Interchange Robot Toys
Units: About 2,000
Importer/Retailer: OKK Trading Inc., of Commerce, Calif.
Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled robot toys were sold as a four piece set with various colored robots each carrying a gun in one hand and a shield in the other. “Interchange Robot” is printed on the outside packaging of the product.
Sold at: Dollar stores nationwide from October 2007 through December 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these robot toys away from children and return the toys to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading toll-free at (877) 655-8697/OKK-TOYS between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site.
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