Scary holidays indeed

Party favors anyone?

Halloween "Ugly Teeth" Recalled By Amscan Inc. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON,
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.

Description: The
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

Remedy: Consumers
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
at http://www.amscan.com

Because the CPSC is watching out for us.
Sorta.

From here:  http://www.momsrising.org/node/595

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3 responses to this post.

  1. I look at everything I buy now. What a mess.

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  2. And wasn't it a Chinese wise person who came up with the great quote about being careful of what you do because your every move affects someone else somewhere, somehow, sometime…I'll have to look it up and send it over there to remind them.

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  3. Thanks Lauo. I keep forgetting about that Chinese stuff. Tony got a set of *fangs* for Halloween. It's terrible we have to re-think everything! Teef in trash…

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