LM Import & Export Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

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LM Import Export Recalls Toy Cars 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Toy cars

Units: About 1,900

Manufacturer: LM Import Export, Inc., of Miami, Fla.

Distributor: Mega Wholesales Corporation, of Miami, Fla.

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The products are sold in packages of four or six toy cars which are painted in silver, black or blue with red stickers with super, max and racing labeled on the top and sides of the cars. The 4 plastic car sets have item numbers 43835 and 43836 printed on a white label on the back of the cardboard packaging. Gallop X or RACING CARS is also printed on the product packaging.

Sold exclusively at: Mega Wholesale stores throughout Miami, Florida from September 2010 through January 2011 for between about $2 and $3 per set.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact LM Import Export collect at (305) 622-7122 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. LM Import Export will accept collect calls.


Sep 28, 2011 | Category: CPSC Child Product Recalls | Comments: none