CT official recalls toys due to lead, strangling concerns
Connecticut's consumer protection commissioner recalled nine toys investigators deem hazardous to young children for a variety of reasons.
At a news conference Thursday, Commissioner Jerry Farrell urged parents, grandparents and anyone else buying toys to examine them before making purchases. The toys include pacifiers, dolls and racing cars found at Wal-Mart, Burlington Coat Factory, Dollar Tree, Happy Dollar, Toys Galore ?n More and Learning Express.
Farrell says he issued the recall due to lead, choking and strangulation concerns as well as small pieces. He says the bright paint should be a signal of possible lead presence.
Farrell says to keep the child?s age in mind when shopping for toys and to also consider whether any of the parts can pose obvious dangers.
Related Information:Recall press release with list of toysNational Toy Recall ListCT Dept. of Consumer Protection