Maptangle World Edition Floor Mat Map Games

Código SIAR: 20030
Categoría: Juegos/juguetes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Hidden-Hills-Productions-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Floor-Mat-Map-Games
Fecha de Publicación: 25 ago, 2005
Fabricante: Team WorldWide; Maptangle; Hidden Hills
Descripción del Defecto: Hidden Hills Productions, Inc. Recall of Floor Mat Map Games Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 August 25, 2005 Alert #05-599 CPSC, Hidden Hills Productions, Inc. Announce Recall of Floor Mat Map Games The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Product: Maptangle™ World Edition Floor Mat Map Games Manufactured by: Team WorldWide Corp., of Taipei City, Taiwan (floor mat only) Distributed by: Hidden Hills Productions Inc., of Westlake Village, Calif. Units: About 140 Hazard: The orange paint on the floor mat maps contains excess levels of lead. Lead poisoning is a serious hazard to children and is associated with behavioral problems, learning disabilities, hearing problems and growth retardation. Incidents/Injuries: None Description: The floor map game consists of a 6-foot by 5.5-foot vinyl Maptangle™ floor mat that has various multicolored geographic locations and landmarks painted on the floor mat and a set of 103 playing cards consisting of corresponding geographic locations and landmarks. The object of the game is for a team of players to locate, and place their feet on all of the landmarks and geographic locations. The game is age-graded for children 7 years and up. This recall pertains only to the floor mat, and does not include any other components of the game. Floor mat map games with manufacture date codes are not subject to this recall. Sold by: Educational, book, museum and specialty toy stores nationwide sold these games from February 2005 through June 2005 for about $25. What To Do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled game maps, and contact Hidden Hills Productions Inc. for information on returning the recalled maps and receiving a free replacement map or refund. Consumer Contact: Contact Hidden Hills Productions Inc. at (800) 641-9996 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.borderlinegames.com