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 Post subject: Fisher Price toy recall
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 7:47 pm 
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Holy cow! And as the recall is worldwide, believe it affects Canada, too.
/Gwen

Fisher-Price to Recall Nearly 1M Toys

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and NATASHA T. METZLER
The Associated Press
Wednesday, August 1, 2007; 7:35 PM

WASHINGTON -- Toy-maker Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys _ including the popular Big Bird, Elmo, Dora and Diego characters _ because their paint contains excessive amounts of lead.

The worldwide recall being announced Thursday involves 967,000 plastic preschool toys made by a Chinese vendor and sold in the United States between May and August. It is the latest in a wave of recalls that has heightened global concern about the safety of Chinese-made products.

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