Wednesday, September 5, 2007

RECALL: Fisher-Price Geo Trax Locomotive Toys for Lead Paint Violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Fisher-Price of New York, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of about 90,000 Geo Trax Locomotive Toys. Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead. There were no reported injuries or incidents. The recall involves the Geo Trax Freightway Transport and Geo Trax Special Track Pack locomotive toys. These toys are red with yellow paint on the ladder and horn details. The recalled models were manufactured between July 31, 2006 and August 20, 2007 and have a date code between 212-6CK through 325-6CK or 001-7CK through 232-7CK marked on the bottom of the product. The packaging on the Freightway Transport model is marked H5705 and the packaging on the Special Track Pack model is marked K3013.
They were sold at retail stores nationwide from September 2006 through August 2007 for between $3 and $16 and manufactured in China.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price. Consumers will need to return the product in order to receive a free replacement toy.
For additional information, contact Fisher-Price toll-free at 888-496-8330 anytime or visit

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