Thursday, 02 August 2007 09:16

Fisher-Price Toy Recall Announced

slide7Fisher Price Toys has announced a recall involving 83 different toys. The toys are all toys representing various Nickelodeon and Sesame Street characters including Dora the explorer, Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the gang.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission the almost one million toys sold around the world have surface paints that could contain slide27 excessive levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. The recalled involves various figures and toys that were manufactured between April 19, 2007 and July 6, 2007 and were sold between May 2007 and August 2007 alone or as part of sets. The model names and product numbers for the recalled toys are all marked with “Fisher-Price,” and were manufactured in China. Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Fisher-Price. Consumers will need to return the product and will receive a voucher for a replacement toy of the consumer’s choice (up to the value of the returned product). For additional information visit the firm’s Web site at or contact Fisher-Price at (800) 916-4498.