Paint on the toys could contain excessive levels of lead.
This recall involves about 253,000 die-cast "Sarge" cars. The toy looks like a military jeep and measures about 2.5 inches long by 1 inch high by 1 inch wide. The recalled toy has the markings "7EA" and "China" on the bottom. The "Sarge" toy car is sold alone or in a package of two, and may have the product number M1253 (for single cars) and K5925 (for cars sold as a set) printed on the packaging.
The cars marked "Thailand" are not included in this recall.
Retail stores nationwide from May 2007 through August 2007 for between $7 and $20 (depending on whether they were sold individually or in sets).
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Mattel to learn how to return the product and receive a replacement toy. For more information, call Mattel toll-free at (800) 916-4997(888) 597-6597 anytime, or visit their Web site at www.service.mattel.com.
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