Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols

Units: About 6,970

Importer: Dillon Importing Co., of Oklahoma City, Okla.

Manufacturer: Ko Lik Manufacturing Ltd., of Hong Kong, China

Hazard: The surface paints on the pirate toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Captain Cutlass Pirate Pistol toys with a brown plastic grip, a black metallic stock and barrel, and a muzzle with an orange cap. The double-barreled toy pistol has one trigger and two hammers. A skull and crossbones motif is engraved on the grip.

Sold at: Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012 for about $6.50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pistol toys away from children and contact Dillon Importing for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact toll-free at (800) 654-3696 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.dillonimporting.com

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