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Washington - Fisher Price 1 Million Toys Recalled, Manufactured In China.

Published on: August 1, 2007 09:39 PM
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Toy Recall.

Washington - Toy-maker Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys - including the popular Big Bird, Elmo, Dora and Diego characters - because their paint contains excessive amounts of lead.

The worldwide recall being announced Thursday involves 967,000 plastic preschool toys made by a Chinese vendor and sold in the United States between May and August. It is the latest in a wave of recalls that has heightened global concern about the safety of Chinese-made products.

The recall is the first for Fisher-Price Inc. and parent company Mattel Inc. involving lead paint. It is the largest for Mattel since 1998 when Fisher-Price had to yank about 10 million Power Wheels from toy stores.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, David Allmark, general manager of Fisher-Price, said the problem was detected by an internal probe and reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. [ap]


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 Aug 02, 2007 at 01:10 AM Anonymous Says:

Check out http://www.service.mattel.com
then click on Recall Information and then on HELP ME to see a list and pictures of the toys recalled.

or

http://www.service.mattel.com/us/recall/default.asp?recall_id=52430

then click HELP ME to see a list and pictures of the toys recalled.

Shloma maybe you should ad the links in the MAIN article and send it in the EMAILS as a SPECIAL UPDATE.... this is VERY important!!!!!

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 Aug 02, 2007 at 12:49 AM Anonymous Says:

If this is what is happening to the big companies with expensive chemistry labs, I fear what is happening with items produced by for the smaller companies or sold under chinese and no name labels.

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 Aug 01, 2007 at 10:47 PM Anonymous Says:

MADE IN CHINA
JUST LOOK FOR THAT LABEL AND STAY AWAY

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