Thousands of Toys and Games Being Recalled Due to Lead Paint

(WVLT) - Hundreds of thousands more toys and games are being recalled because of lead paint.

Warrior Figures
Henry Gordy International, Inc. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling 380,000 "Galaxy Warrior" toy figures.

The paint on the toys have excessive levels of lead paint.

The toys were sold at Family Dollar Stores nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 for one dollar.

The posable spaceman figures are about 4½-inches tall and come with two accessories.

They were sold in various colors including yellow, grey, silver, blue, green, gold, black, and red.

If you have any of these toys, return them to company for a full refund plus postage.

For more information, contact the company at (888) 790-2700 or click on the link below.

Military Toys
Toys "R" Us are recalling 16,000 military-style Elite Operations toys, also because of lead paint.

The recall includes Super Rigs (product number #1004), Command Patrol Center (product number #1020), Barracuda Helicopter (product number #1023), and 3 Pack 8-inch Figures (product number #1024).

The product number is located on the toy's packaging.

The toys were sold at Toys "R" Us and from July 2007 through October 2007 for between $10 and $30.

You should return them to the store for a full refund or a store credit.

For more information, call the company at (800) 868-7787 or click on the link below.

Board Games
About 1,500 board games are also being recalled because of lead paint.

The Ribbit Board Games were made by SimplyFun LLC.

They are sold with five frog-shaped wooded pieces that act as pawns for the game, in blue, red, green, yellow, and lavender.

They were sold by SimplyFun independent consultants from March 2007 through October 2007 for about $18.

You should removed the five frog pieces from the game and discontinue use.

You can then contact SimplyFun for a refund or replacement pieces.

For more details, call (877) 557-7767 or click on the link below.

Toy Teeth
Amscan is recalling 43,000 fake teeth because of lead paint.

The fake Halloween teeth are painted white, black and orange with brown gums.

They were sold as party favors in packages of eight.

"Ugly Teeth," "Amscan," "Party Favors," "Value Pack Party Favors," UPC 0-48419-65002-7 and UPC 0-48419-61663-4 are printed on the packaging.

They were sold at various nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 for about $2.

You should take them away from your children immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, call Amscan at 800-335-7585 or click on the link below.

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  • by Andrew Location: CA on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:32 PM
    Being a kid has become pretty dangerous. I have to check every day just to make sure my kids are eating, wearing or playing with something that they shouldn't be anymore.


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