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Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Toy Police Cars Recalled by TCB Imports 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: Toy Police Cars

Units: About 3,000

Importer: TCB Imports, of Vernon, California

Hazard: The red paint on the toy cars contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves toy police cars with a friction function. When the toy car is pushed forward, the car builds momentum. When released, the car moves forward on its own. The cars were sold in red/white and purple/white color combinations. The cars measure 8 inches by 4 inches by 4 ? inches. Item number TF820 is PRINTed on the product?s packaging.

Sold at: Dollar and discount stores nationwide from May 2008 through August 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this toy away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TCB Imports, Inc. at 888 674-5497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm?s Web site at www.tcbimports.com


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