NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 536-6558
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
DecoPac Inc. Recalls Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations 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: Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations
Units: About 80,000
Manufacturer: DecoPac Inc., of Anoka, Minn.
Hazard: Surface paint on the body of the bobble head contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall includes plastic miniature football bobble heads with green bases only, which were sold for placement on a cake. The bobble heads represented the following teams:
Green Bay Packers
New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
New York Giants
St. Louis Rams
Football bobble heads with black bases are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Bakeries and ice cream stores nationwide from January 2006 through October 2007 with the purchase of a cake or ice cream.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the football bobble heads
immediately and contact DecoPac to receive a free product of equal value.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DecoPac Product Safety at (800) 536-6558 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.decopacproductsafety.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
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