Wednesday, October 31, 2007

RECALL: Toys R Us Elite Operations Tosy Due To Lead Paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Toys R Us Inc of New Jersey, today announced a voluntary recall about 16,000 Elite Operations Toys. Various models are involved in the recall. The toys were manufactured by Toy World Group Ltd/Chun Tat Toys Factory Limited, of Guangdong, China. Surface coatings on the toys contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. The recall involves four military-style Elite Operations toys, including Super Rigs (#1004), Command Patrol Center (#1020), Barracuda Helicopter (#1023), and 3 Pack 8-inch Figures (#1024). The product number is located on the toy’s packaging. They were sold exclusively at Toys “R” Us stores nationwide and from July 2007 through October 2007 for between $10 and $30. No other Elite Operations brand military play sets are included in this recall.
Consumers should immediately take the toy away from children, and return them to any Toys “R” Us for a full refund or store credit. For additional information, contact Toys “R” Us at 800- 869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, or visit

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