FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
April 10, 2008
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 434-5207
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
FUNTASTIC Recalls Fake Teeth 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: Hillbilly Teeth
Units: About 26,000
Importer: FUNTASTIC, of Houston, Texas
Hazard: The gray surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves a 2-pack fake Hillbilly Teeth with item # 2657. The item number is printed on the packaging. The gums are brown and the teeth are yellow.
Sold at: Grocery, Drug, Convenience, and Mass retailers nationwide from March 2005 through March 2008 for about $2.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact FUNTASTIC for information on receiving a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact FUNTASTIC at (800) 434-5207 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company’s Web site at www.funtastictoy.com