The surface paints on the wooden handles of the tops and pails contain excessive levels of lead.
This recall involves about 66,000 spinning tops and about 4,700 pails. The recalled tops and pails are primarily metal and have wooden handles. The tops are painted with Thomas and Friends, Curious George, or a circus scene. The pails are painted with Thomas and Friends, Curious George, or in a solid red or yellow color. Tops with plastic handles are not included in this recall.
Specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from July 2001 through September 2002. The tops were sold for about $13. The pails were sold for about $6.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact Schylling to receive a refund or free replacement toy. For more information, contact Schylling at (800) 767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.schylling.com.
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