Recall: FGX International Children's Sunglasses
On 2014-09-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding FGX International Children's Sunglasses due to a potential Lead hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2013 for about $7 to $13.
About 200,000 units are involved in this FGX International children's sunglasses recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Children's Accessories category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 277- 0104
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What is the problem?
Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
How can I tell if I own this product?
|S00014SVS999||Marvel Spider-Man||Red, blue|
|S00021LKC999||SK2 Sears /Kmart Private Label||Blue|
|S00021SVS999||Marvel Spider-Man||Red/black, silver/blue|
|S01551SDB999||Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Red/white, silver/black|
|S02964SJN440||Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Blue|
|S02964SJN999||Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Blue|
|S03683SDC999||Disney Cars||Blue, black, red|
|S04611SDC999||Disney Cars||Blue/teal/yellow, red/black, red/silver|
|S07786SMS500||Disney Doc McStuffins||Purple/pink|
|S07786SMS650||Disney Doc McStuffins||Pink/blue|
|S07786SMS999||Disney Doc McStuffins||Purple/pink, pink/blue|
|S07841SDC999||Disney Cars||Blue/red, black/silver, black/red|
These items were sold new+ at Bon Ton, CVS, K-mart, Rite-Aid, Walgreens and other retail stores nationwide from December 2013 to March 2014 for between $7 and $13.
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 sunglasses away from children and return them to FGX International for a free replacement or refund, including free shipping and handling.
Contact FGX International toll-free at (877) 277- 0104 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.fgxi.com and click on "Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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 at CPSC.gov.
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