Mattel Recalls Various Barbie® Accessory Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Various Barbie Accessory Toys

Units: About 675,000

Importer: Mattel Inc., of El Segundo, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves various Barbie accessory toys that were manufactured between September 30, 2006 and August 20, 2007. The model names, product numbers and affected date code numbers are listed in the chart below. The product and date code numbers are printed on the largest component of the toy sets.

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