"Elite Operations" Toy Sets
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: "Elite Operations" Toy Sets
Units: About 128,700
Importer/Retailer: Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.
Manufacturer: Toy Century Industrial Company Ltd., of Hong Kong
Hazard: These toys contain high levels of lead in the paint, which is
toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health
effects. Also, the toys have sharp points, posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves three styles of "Elite Operations"
brand toy sets. The military-style play sets contain light and sound
vehicles, action figures and accessories. Models included in this recall
are: Super Rigs Transport Vehicle (Item # 087286), Command Patrol Center
(Item # 920625) and Troop Carrier (Item # 773967). The item numbers are
located on the back of the packaging above the barcode. Toy sets sold
prior to January 2006 are not included in this recall. No other "Elite
Operations" brand toys are affected by this recall.
Sold at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and toysrus.com from January 2006
through early February 2007 for between $15 and $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toys away from children
and return the product to the nearest Toys "R" Us store for full credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toys "R" Us at
(800) TOYSRUS (869-7787) between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through
Saturday, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, 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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