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Target Recalls Various Toys Due to Lead and Laceration Hazards

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: Various "Kool Toyz" Children's Products

Units: About 190,500

Importer/Distributor: Target Stores, of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufacturer: Toy Century Industrial Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: Some of these toys contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Also, some of the toys have sharp points, posing laceration or puncture wound hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: Target has received four reports of toys breaking apart, exposing sharp points. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves "Kool Toyz" brand toys, including sets containing die-cast cars, playground set, doll house set, dinosaurs, trucks, boats and planes. The packaging is primary blue and has the "Kool Toyz" logo is on the upper left corner of the packaging. The following chart lists the toys involved in the recall, their item numbers written on the upper right corner of the packaging, and the specific hazards they pose:

Product Name Item Number Hazard
Truck Carry Case 087/01/0050 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Tiny Playground Set 086/10/0048 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Dream House Play Set 086/10/0048 Lead Paint and Sharp Points
Discovery Dinosaur Habitat 087/01/0011 Lead Paint
Command Center Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0034 Sharp Points
Aircraft Carrier Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0034 Sharp Points
Air, Land and Sea Defender Play Set 087/01/0036 Lead Paint
Tank Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0040 Lead Paint
Helicopter Action Figure Play Set 087/01/0040 Lead Paint
Remote Control Trucks 087/01/0042 Sharp Points

Sold by: Target Stores nationwide from July 2006 through September 2006 and on Target.com from August 2006 through September 2006 for between $10 and $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the products away from children and return the item to the nearest Target Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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