The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Bendable dog and cat toys
Distributor: Fun Express Inc., a subsidiary of Oriental Trading Co. Inc., of Omaha, Neb.
Hazard: The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead,which can cause adverse health effects if ingested by young children.
Description: The recalled toy is made of bendable plastic and is in the shape of a dog or cat.
Provided through: Libraries nationwide gave the toys away as part of reading programs from January through August 2006.
Remedy: Consumers should discard the recalled toys.
Contact: Call 800-723-6155 or visit www.funexpress.com.