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Posted: Jan 24, 2012 4:06 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

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ACTION FIGURES

DETAILS: Super Luchamania Action Figures imported by Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif.; sold at various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from June 2000 through October 2011. The Mexican wrestling Super Luchamania action figures were sold in packs of 12. The multi-colored action figures are plastic, have plastic capes and measure about four inches tall. "Super Luchamania" is printed on the packaging. The action figures were manufactured in Mexico.

WHY: The surface paints on the action figures contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 7,000 packs.

FOR MORE: Contact Lee Carter Co. at 415-824-2004 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.leecartercompany.com.

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INFANT RATTLES

DETAILS: Infant Rattles imported by Lee Carter Co., of San Francisco, Calif.; sold at various Mexican specialty craft stores nationwide from February 2001 through October 2011. The rattles are made out of multi-colored, woven plastic and have a bell inside. They measure about 4 1/2 inches long. "Made in Mexico" and "Lee Carter Company" are printed on a tag on a purple plastic loop at the end of the rattle's handle. The rattles were manufactured in Mexico.

WHY: The rattle's handle is small enough to fit into a child's throat, posing a choking hazard and violating federal rattle standards.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 25,000.

FOR MORE: Contact Lee Carter Co. at 415-824-2004 or visit the firm's website at www.leecartercompany.com.