Recall: Various Barbie Accessory Toys
On 2007-09-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Various Barbie Accessory Toys due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2006 for about $10.00.
About 700,000 units are involved in this Mattel doll accessory toys recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Dolls & Accessories category in 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves various Barbie accessory toys that were manufactured between September 30, 2006 and August 20, 2007. The model names, product numbers and affected date code numbers are listed in the chart below. The product and date code numbers are printed on the largest component of the toy sets.
These items were sold new+ at Retail stores nationwide from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $10.
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 the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel for instructions on how to receive a free replacement toy of equal value.
For additional information, contact Mattel's Fisher-Price hotline at (888) 496-8330 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.mattel.com/safety
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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