Decopac Inc. Recalls Football Bobble Head Cake Decorations

Decorating By 7yyrt Updated 30 Oct 2007 , 10:15pm by mommicakes

7yyrt Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 8:12pm
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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2007
Release #08-050

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:

Baltimore Ravens
Green Bay Packers
Oakland Raiders
Chicago Bears
Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles
Cincinnati Bengals
New England Patriots
Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos
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:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08050.html

1 reply
mommicakes Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 10:15pm
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Thanks for the info 7yyrt!!!!! I don't have any of these, but, I figured this is important info and wanted to give the post another chance to be read by all.

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