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Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Toys Recalled

Date:
September 26, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
RC2
The Danger:
Paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description:
The front of the packaging has the logo "Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway" in the upper left-hand corner. A tracking code may be located on the bottom of some of the products. Toys marked with codes containing "WJ" and "AZ" are not included in the recall.
The recall includes about 200,000 units of five toys from the Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway product line:
Toad vehicle with brake lever: The vehicle is labeled "TOAD" and has the tracking code 16560W00 on its underside.
Olive Green Sodor Cargo Box: The side of the cargo box says "SODOR." The box was included only in the Deluxe Cranky the Crane Set.
All-Green Maple Tree Top and Green Signal Base Accessories: Included only in Conductor's Figure 8 Sets.
All-black cargo car: Included only in the Brendam Fishing Dock Set. Cargo cars sold in other sets are not included. The car is labeled "CARGO CAR" and has either no tracking code or one of the following codes on its undersides:
Sold At:
Toy stores and various retailers nationwide from March 2003 through September 2007 for between $10 and $40.
What To Do:
Take the recalled toys away from young children immediately and contact RC2 Corp. for a replacement toy. For additional information, contact RC2 toll-free at (866) 725-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at http://recalls.rc2.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07308.html