Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Little Rider Toys Recalled Due to Lead Paint Violations

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Master Toys & Novelties Inc of California, today announced a voluntary recall about 6,000 Cowboy on a Horse Little Rider Toys. Surface paint on the shoe and pants of the rider toy contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
This recall includes a battery operated cowboy riding a horse toy. The model number 8610B is located on the product packaging. The horse and rider together measure about 8.5 inches in height by 7.5 inches in length. The rider is wearing blue pants and a red shirt and the horse is brown. Only Little Rider Toys with UPC code 603678086101 printed on the product packaging are included in the recall. They were sold at dollar and discount stores nationwide from April 2007 through January 2008 for between $5 and $7 and manufacturered in China.
Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Master Toys & Novelties Inc. at 800-237-5020 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or visit http://www.mastertoys.com/


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