Recall: Pirates of the Caribbean Medallion Squeeze Lights
On 2007-10-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Pirates of the Caribbean Medallion Squeeze Lights due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2006 for about $4.00 to $6.00.
About 80,000 units are involved in this Eveready Battery medallion squeeze light recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Toy Flashlights category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
Surface paints on the leather strap attached to the medallion squeeze light contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves "Pirates of the Caribbean" medallion squeeze lights, which is gold-colored and about 1¾-inches across. It is attached to a leather strap and metal clasp.
These items were sold new+ at Various retail stores and Web sites nationwide from September 2006 through October 2007 for between $4 and $6.
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 take the recalled squeeze light away from children immediately and contact the firm to receive a voucher for another Energizer-brand product.
For additional information, contact Eveready at (800)925-0628 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.energizer.com/PiratesRecall/
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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