Lead Paint in Toys - Recalls
The presence of excess levels of lead in paint used on children's toys has led to a number of recalls, from companies including Mattel and Fisher-Price. Click on the links below for in-depth information on these toy recalls, from FindLaw's Common Law Blog:
- Mattel Recalls More Toys Due to Lead Hazard - "Barbie" accessories toys, "Bongo Band" toys, and "Geo Trax Locomotive" toys (September 5, 2007).
- Paint and Coloring Sets Recalled Due to Lead Hazard - Recall of the "Imaginarium" 213-Piece Wooden Coloring Case (August 30, 2007).
- Mattel Recalling 9 Million Toys Due to Lead, Small Magnet Risk - "Polly Pocket" playsets, "Doggie Day Care" toys, magnetic toy sets, and more (August 14, 2007).
- Fisher-Price Toys Called Due to Lead Hazard - Nickelodeon and Sesame Street painted toys (August 2, 2007).