Casper the Friendly Ghost Halloween Figurines Recalled

Date:
October 29, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Coyne's & Company
The Danger:
The recalled Halloween figurines contain paint with high levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 14,000 three-inch-tall Casper the Friendly Ghost mini-figurines made of resin and paper, and sold in mini bags decorated with a spider and web design. The Casper the Friendly Ghost figurines are dressed as:
  • Dracula in a red spider bag
  • A skeleton in a green spider bag
  • A devil in a purple spider bag
  • A mummy in an orange spider bag
  • Casper in a blue spider bag
  • Wendy the Witch in a yellow spider bag
The figurines are stamped with TM & Harvey Ent. "Coyne's & Company" and "CP1030" are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the bags.
Sold At:
Gift shops, specialty stores, card shops, and drugstores nationwide from June 2005 through September 2008 for between $1 and $3.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled figurines away from children and contact Coyne's & Company to receive a full refund or credit. For additional information, contact Coyne's & Company at (800) 336-8666 anytime, or visit www.coynes.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09028.html

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