NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2009
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 220-2390
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Construction Play Sets
Units: About 3,000
Manufacturer/Distributor: DDI Inc., of Dubuque, Iowa
Hazard: Surface paint on the play sets can contain lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves the 136-piece Mega Construction Play Set (item# 911346) and includes various construction equipment, vehicles, buildings and roads. The play sets are packaged in a black and yellow box with the word “”Builder”” printed in the upper left hand corner of the package.
Sold at: Home centers, hardware stores and farm stores nationwide from October 2008 through December 2008 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled play sets away from children and contact the firm for a refund of the purchase price.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DDI at (800) 220-2390 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.ddiretail.com
Originally Posted on: 1/31/2009