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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
December 3, 2008
Release #09-060

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 655-8697
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

OKK Trading Recalls Toy Army Figures 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: Army Figures

Units: About 5,400

Importer: OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paint on the face of the Army figures contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves 7 ½ inch tall plastic toy Army figures. The figures are dressed in Army fatigues and have guns.

Sold at: Dollar type retailers and OKK Trading’s Web site www.okktoys.com from June 2008 through September 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact OKK Trading for a full refund or replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading at (877) 655-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.okktoys.com (pdf)


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