Party favors anyone?
Halloween "Ugly Teeth" Recalled By Amscan Inc. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with
the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the
following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: �Ugly Teeth� Party Favors
Units: About 43,000
Importer: Amscan Inc., of Elmsford, N.Y.
Hazard: The surface paint on the teeth contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
fake Halloween teeth are painted white, black and orange with brown
gums. They were sold as party favors in packages of eight. �Ugly
Teeth,� �Amscan,� �Party Favors,� �Value Pack Party Favors,� UPC
0-48419-65002-7 and UPC 0-48419-61663-4 are printed on the packaging.
Sold at: Various retailers nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
should immediately take the recalled Halloween teeth away from children
and return them to the place where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For
additional information, contact Amscan Inc. at (800) 335-7585 between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm�s Web site
Because the CPSC is watching out for us.
From here: http://www.momsrising.org/node/595