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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
January 26, 2010
Release # 10-120
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 405-7696
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Horse Toy Figures Recalled by Blip 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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Nature Wonders HD Pinto Horse Toy Figures

Units: About 15,000

Importer: Blip Toys, of Minneapolis, Minn.

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

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the Nature Wonders HD pinto horse toy figures with model number 92093. The plastic horse is white with brown spots and measures about 4 inches tall. The model number and “Nature Wonders HD” are printed on the retail tag wrapped around the horse’s leg.

Sold by: Walmart stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for about $4.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Blip Toys to receive a free replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Blip Toys toll-free at (888) 405-7696 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.bliptoys.com/recall


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