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CPSC Announces Four Recalls

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2007
Release #08-056

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 557-7767
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SimplyFun Recalls Ribbit Board Games Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

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: Ribbit Board Games

Units: About 1,500

Importer/Distributor: SimplyFun LLC, of Bellevue, Wash.

Hazard: Surface paint on the five frog-shaped wooden pieces contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves SimplyFun Ribbit board games. The games are sold with five frog-shaped wooden pieces that act as pawns for movement. The wooden pieces are blue, red, green, yellow and lavender in color.

Sold by: SimplyFun independent consultants nationwide from March 2007 through October 2007 for about $18.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the five frog pieces from the game and discontinue using them. Consumers should contact SimplyFun for a refund or a set of five replacement frogs.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SimplyFun toll-free at (877) 557-7767 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.simplyfun.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08056.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2007
Release #08-057

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 869-7787
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toys "R" Us Recalls Elite Operations Toys 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: Elite Operations Toys

Units: About 16,000

Importer/Retailer: Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufacturer: Toy World Group Ltd/Chun Tat Toys Factory Limited, of Guangdong, China

Hazard: Surface coatings on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves four military-style Elite Operations toys, including Super Rigs (#1004), Command Patrol Center (#1020), Barracuda Helicopter (#1023), and 3 Pack 8-inch Figures (#1024). The product number is located on the toy's packaging.

Sold at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and toysrus.com from July 2007 through October 2007 for between $10 and $30. No other Elite Operations brand military play sets are included in this recall.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children, and return them to any Toys "R" Us for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toys "R" Us at (800) 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.toysrus.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08057.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2007
Release #08-059

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 335-7585
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Halloween "Ugly Teeth" Recalled By Amscan Inc. 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: "Ugly Teeth" Party Favors

Units: About 43,000

Importer: Amscan Inc., of Elmsford, N.Y.

Hazard: The surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The fake Halloween teeth are painted white, black and orange with brown gums. They were sold as party favors in packages of eight. "Ugly Teeth," "Amscan," "Party Favors," "Value Pack Party Favors," UPC 0-48419-65002-7 and UPC 0-48419-61663-4 are printed on the packaging.

Sold at: Various retailers nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 for about $2.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled Halloween teeth away from children and return them to the place where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Amscan Inc. at (800) 335-7585 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.amscan.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08059.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2007
Release #08-060

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 790-2700
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Figures Recalled by Henry Gordy International 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: "Galaxy Warriors" Toy Figures

Units: About 380,000

Distributor: Henry Gordy International Inc., of Plainfield, N.J.

Hazard: Surface paints on the recalled toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The posable spaceman figures are about 4½-inches tall and come with two accessories. They were sold in various colors including yellow, grey, silver, blue, green, gold, black, and red.

Sold at: Family Dollar Stores nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled toys away from children immediately and return the toy to the firm for a full refund plus postage.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Henry Gordy International toll-free at (888) 790-2700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08060.html


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