Paint on the recalled helmets contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
The recall includes about 2,500 6-inch-tall collectible miniature helmets, modeled after the helmet worn by race-car driver Jeff Gordon. The helmet is red and blue with a black visor, and is painted with various sponsor logos and playing cards. The UPC number 095855720029 is located on the bottom of the product's packaging. No other Riddell mini helmet models are included in this recall.
Academy stores and other retailers nationwide, as well as the Web site www.nascar.com, from February 2007 through October 2007 for about $40.
What To Do:
Take the recalled helmets away from young children immediately and contact Riddell to receive a full refund. For more information, contact Riddell at (800) 611-8114 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their Web site at www.riddell.com.
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