Friday, August 28, 2009

Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207


August 27, 2009
Release # 09-332 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 257-5990
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Liquidation Outlet, Inc. Recalls Action Figure Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard; Sold Exclusively at Dollar Stores
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: Force Soldier Playsets, Pirate Expeditions with Parrot, and Pirate Expeditions with Treasure

Units: About 8,400

Importer/Distributor: Liquidation Outlet, Inc., of Lakewood, Wash.

Hazard: The action figure toys have surface paints which contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries were reported.

Description: The Force Soldier playsets comes in a plastic bag with SKU number 70134 printed on the header card. The soldiers (two per bag) are 5” in height and come with an airplane, machine guns and a tropical tree. The Pirate Expeditions come in a blister packs in two styles with the SKU number 70136 printed on the header cards. Pirate Expedition figures are 6.5” in height and have assorted accessories including a parrot or a treasure chest.

Sold at: Dollar Stores in Washington and Oregon States from September 2007 through July 2009 for $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled products away from young children immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange for another toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Liquidation Outlet, Inc. toll-free at (877) 257-5990 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or email, or visit one of the Dollar Stores in person.

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For additional information contact:

Alan L. Morton
1005 North Eighth Street
Post Office Box 420
Boise, ID 83701-0420
Telephone: 208.344.5555
Toll Free: 866.946.1669 (866.WIN.1.NOW)
Facsimile: 208.342.2509

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