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Magnetic Toy Train Sets Recalled

Date:
August 21, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Hampton Direct
The Danger:
The paint on the trains contains excessive amounts of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 27,000 Magnetic Alphabet and Number train sets. The train sets include a wooden engine, caboose, letters and numbers. The miniature train sets are sold in a rainbow of colors and have either a letter or number attached to the top of a base with four wooden wheels. The alphabet train set contains 28 pieces, and the number train set contains 12 pieces. Each car in the train set is 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 inches in size.
Sold At:
Johnson Smith Company, The Paragon Gifts Inc., and Starcrest Products of California catalogs nationwide from December 2005 through July 2007 for about $30.
What To Do:
Stop using and dispose of the recalled trains. Those who receive Johnson Smith Company, The Paragon Gifts Inc., and Starcrest Products of California catalogs will receive a letter in the mail with further information on how to obtain a free replacement train. For more information, contact Hampton Direct at (800) 208-4050 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their Web site at www.hamptondirect.com, or e-mail trainrecall@hamptondirect.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07570.html