The US Consumer, Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a new recall of more than 30 000 rubber toys. They are from BSN Sports and can contain lead.
The recall involves toys sold from BSN Sports and US Games catalogues. The same toys were also sold online from February 2017 through June 2018 for $10 a pop and $145 for a set.
“This recall involves all rubber critter toys sold in various colors and animal shapes including octopus, alligators, chickens, frogs, pigs, penguins and cows. The toys are primarily used to play physical education tossing games. They were sold individually and in sets ranging from two to 24 rubber critters”, the CPSC notes.
The reason: “The orange and yellow surface paint on the rubber critter toys contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.”
About 31 200 toys are part of the recall. “Consumers should immediately take the recalled rubber critter toys away from children and contact BSN SPORTS for a merchandise credit. BSN SPORTS is contacting all known purchasers directly”, the CPSC adds.
The good news: So far there are no injury or incident reports.
BSN SPORTS toll free at 888-847-8816 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.p. CT or online at http://www.bsnsports.com/, http://www.usgames.com/, http://www.athleticconnection.com/ and http://www.esportsonline.com/ and click on the product recall link at the bottom of the page or www.recallrtr.com/rubbercritters for more information.