Friday, October 26, 2007

RECALL: Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations Due To Lead Paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with DecoPac Inc. of Minnesota, yesterday announced a voluntary recall about 80,000 Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations. Surface paint on the body of the bobble head contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard. There were no injuries or incidents reported. The recall includes plastic miniature football bobble heads with green bases only, which were sold for placement on a cake. The bobble heads represented the following teams:
Baltimore Ravens, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears,
Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, and St. Louis Rams
Football bobble heads with black bases are not included in this recall. They were sold at bakeries and ice cream stores nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 with the purchase of a cake or ice cream and manufactured in China.
Consumers should stop using the football bobble heads immediately and contact DecoPac to receive a free product of equal value. For additional information, contact DecoPac Product Safety at 800-536-6558 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday or visit

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