Fun Express Children's Toys
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: Bendable Dog and Cat Toys
Units: About 340,000 toys
Distributor: Fun Express Inc., a subsidiary of Oriental Trading Company
Inc., of Omaha, Neb.
Hazard: The paint on the bendable toys contains excessive levels of
lead, which is banned under federal law. Lead is toxic and if ingested
by young children can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled toy is made of bendable plastic and is in the
shape of a brown dog with black ears, paws and feet, a Dalmatian dog
with pink paws, a white dog with orange spots, a brown dog with pink
paws, a white cat with orange stripes, a brown cat with pink paws, a
black cat with pink ears and a white cat with brown spots. The toys are
about 3.75 inches tall. The toy's packaging is labeled as item 39/1461-K
Provided through: This toy was a free giveaway by libraries nationwide
as part of reading programs from January 2006 through August 2006.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from
children and discard them.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Fun Express Inc. at
(800) 723-6155 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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