LM Import & Export Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Sep 28, 2011, 11:59 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Toy cars

Units: About 1,900

Manufacturer: LM Import & Export, Inc., of Miami, Fla.

Distributor: Mega Wholesales Corporation, of Miami, Fla. 

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The products are sold in packages of four or six toy cars which are painted in silver, black or blue with red stickers with "super," "max" and "racing" labeled on the top and sides of the cars.  The 4" plastic car sets have item numbers "43835" and "43836" printed on a white label on the back of the cardboard packaging. "Gallop X" or "RACING CARS" is also printed on the product packaging.  

Sold exclusively at: Mega Wholesale stores throughout Miami, Florida from September 2010 through January 2011 for between about $2 and $3 per set.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take these toys away from children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact LM Import & Export collect at (305) 622-7122 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. LM Import & Export will accept collect calls.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11335.html

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (305) 622-7122
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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