Toy Dinosaurs Recalled Due to Lead Paint Violation




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: “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs

Units: About 480

Importer: Xtreme Toy Zone, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy dinosaurs can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled “Dinosaur Epoch” Toy Dinosaurs are battery-operated dinosaurs that move and make sounds. The recall includes the orange-colored “Dinosaur Brachiosaurus” (model #1033) and the green, yellow and orange-colored “Dinosaur Carnotaurus” (model #1030). The model number can be located on the toy’s battery cover.

Sold at: Xtreme Toy Zone’s Web site from May 2008 through October 2008 for between $15 and $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Xtreme Toy Zone for a refund or exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Xtreme Toy Zone collect at (213) 237-9983 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.xtremetoyzone.com