Lead Poisoning Risk Prompts Fisher-Price Toy Recall

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Fisher-Price Toy Recall

Fisher-Price Recalls Licensed Character Toys Due To Lead Poisoning Hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Recalled Toy Product: Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and other children's toys

Recalled Toy Units: About 967,000

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Importer: Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys could contain excessive levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled toys involves various figures and toys that were manufactured between April 19, 2007 and July 6, 2007 and were sold alone or as part of sets. The model names and product numbers for the recalled toys, which are all marked with

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