Recall: Frankenstein Tumblers
On 2007-10-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Frankenstein Tumblers due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2007 for about $1.00.
About 60,000 units are involved in this Dollar General tumbler recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Dishes/Eating Utensils (Children's) category in 2007. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 13 million product units. See other recalled Dishes/Eating Utensils (Children's).
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 678-9258
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What is the problem?
Surface paint on the center of the eyes of some of the cups can contain high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall includes green, plastic, Frankenstein head-shaped tumblers.
These items were sold new+ at Dollar General stores nationwide in September 2007 for about $1.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take these tumblers away from young children and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or replacement product.
For additional information, contact Dollar General at (800)678-9258 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.dollargeneral.com
Incidents & Injuries
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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