2007 Merchandise & Miscellaneous News Archives

August 15, 2007: Mattel Recalls Millions of Toys

Toy-making giant Mattel Inc. issued recalls Tuesday for about 9 million Chinese-made toys that contain magnets that can be swallowed by children or could have lead paint.

The recalls includes 7.3 million play sets, including Polly Pocket dolls and Batman action figures, and 253,000 die-cast cars that contain lead paint. The action was announced on the company's website and at a news conference held by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

It doesn't appear as though any Superman related toys are included in this recall, however anyone concerned should check out Mattel's Consumer Relations Answer Center for the complete list of products recalled.

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