Toy products are the first choice for many consumers to prepare gifts for children. During this holiday shopping season, many sellers in the toy industry are making a lot of money, and children are also receiving gifts with ease. When selecting children's products, besides being fun, the quality and safety of the products are also very important. Recently, once again has had an accident with children's products
On January 6th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States announced the recall of a children's toy. The recalled product is a children's wooden truck sold by Colony Brands, with recall numbers 22-715. The product image is as follows:
(Image source: Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States)
It is reported that this product is manufactured in China and is a children's wooden truck with red and white metal frames, as well as black handles and wheels. The capacity of the truck is150 pounds, equipped with a red plastic cover. The bottom of the truck is also printed with batch number 210503SSM.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States stated that the lead content in the paint on the wooden car, plastic handle, and red plastic cover of the product exceeds the maximum allowable value. Children who come into contact with these paints while playing may experience lead poisoning or other health problems due to excessive lead intake.
From September 2021 to October 2021, the product was sold online at Montgomery Ward and Ginny's retail stores, as well as the Wards.com and Ginnys.com websites, for approximately $100. During this period, approximately 20 units of the product were sold. So far, the Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States has not received any accident reports of injuries caused by this product.
Consumers should immediatelyAsk children to stop using the product and contact the relevant retailer to return the product for a full refund.RetailersalsoContacting all known buyers to arrange returnsRelevant matters and provision of prepaid transportation labels and provision of consumer informationReturn instructions.
As a vulnerable group, children lack certain risk avoidance abilities, and the safety issues of their products have always been taken seriously by various countries. Once the product is recalled due to safety issues, the economic losses caused to the seller are also immeasurable. Sellers must have a detailed understanding of the relevant regional product safety regulations and rules during production to avoid the risk of product recall.