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Lead Paint Poisoning Warnings for Toys

The following is a list of toys that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) for containing significant quantities of lead paint which, if ingested or inhaled, can cause lead paint poisoning in children. Warnings are listed by year of release:

2007

Soldier Bear Brand Toy Sets July 18, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “surface paints on the toy action figures, dinosaurs and animals contain high levels of lead.” This recall affects the following items: H.E.R.O.E.S. Dino Mega Cruiser, Dinosaur Adventure Set (two styles), Wild Animal Adventure Set, H.E.R.O.E.S. Vehicle Play Set (three styles: military, police and fire rescue). For more information about the style number, and Universal Product Code particular to the recalled items, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07239.html

Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys June 13, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The recall involves wooden vehicles, buildings and other train set components for young children listed in the chart below. The front of the packaging has the logo “Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway” on the upper left-hand corner. A manufacturing code may be located on the bottom of the product or inside the battery cover. Toys marked with codes containing “WJ” or “AZ” are not included in this recall. Surface paints on the recalled products contain lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For a list of Thomas & Friends toys that can cause lead paint poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07212.html

Eli’s Small Drums and Liberty’s Large Drums May 30, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The red paint on the drums contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For more information on these toy recalls please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07196.html

Invincibles Transport Converters Toy Sets May 23, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “Surface paints on the toy action figures contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For a list of Invincibles toy sets that can cause lead paint poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07193.html

Budding Gardener Complete Gardening Set May 16, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The stamp-painted logo on the backside of the gardening gloves contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For more information on lead paint poisoning warnings for this toy, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07549.html

Anima – Bamboo Collection Games sold at Target stores nationwide May 2, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The toys in the bamboo game sets could contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For a list of bamboo games that can cause lead paint poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07173.html

Stuffed Fun Balls March 28, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The stuffed balls contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.” For more information on these toys containing lead paint, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07141.html

“Elite Operations” Toy Sets sold at Toys “R” Us March 13, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “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.” For more information on lead paint poisoning dangers of these toys, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07127.html

Elite 5-in-1 Easels March 7, 2007 – According to the CPSC, “The recalled easels are two-sided, with felt and a pull-out panel on one side and a chalkboard on the other side. The recalled easels include the word “Jolly” at the top. Easels with the word “Colorations” at the top of the easel are not included in the recall.” For more information on lead paint poisoning warnings for these toys, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07531.html

Please bookmark this page to learn more about important lead paint poisoning warnings concerning children’s toys. To stay updated on the latest toy recalls, including toys containing lead paint, please visit Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website at http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/haz.aspx.

IMPORTANT: If you believe that you or your child has been lead-poisoned, you should speak with an experienced lead poisoning attorney regarding your legal rights. Contact the lead poisoning lawyers at Levy Konigsberg LLP for a free consultation by calling our 24/7 toll-free hotline at (800) 315-3806 or submit an email inquiry.

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