Minga Fair Trade Imports Recalls Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Wooden flipping acrobat toysHazard:
The paint on the wooden flipping acrobat toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
Minga Fair Trade Imports toll-free at (855) 738-5260 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at email email@example.com or online at www.mingaimports.com and click on Product Safety Recall for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
About 135 units
The recalled flipping acrobat toys are made of painted wood and are 8.5 inches tall. The toys consist of two rectangular wooden sticks connected by a wood crosspiece near one end and a coyote, super hero, woodpecker or yellow bird wooden cartoon character suspended by nylon string at the other end.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled flipping acrobat toys away from children and return them to Minga Fair Trade Imports for a full refund or credit towards a replacement product.
Independent children’s stores and gift shops nationwide from September 2008 through May 2013 for about $6.
Minga Fair Trade Imports, of Lake Geneva, Wis.
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