Wooden toys - various Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys

Recall published
2007-06-25
Brand
  • RC2
Product title
Wooden toys - various Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys
Product description
The recall involves wooden vehicles, buildings and other train set components for young children. The front of the packaging has the logo “Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway” on the upper left-hand corner. A manufacturing code may be located on the bottom of the product or inside the battery cover. Toys marked with codes containing “WJ” or “AZ” are not included in this recall. Production period: January 2005 to April 2007.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of poisoning because surface paints on these products contain an excessive level of migratable lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. This product does not comply with the Toys Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.A press release has been issued.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
22 different types of wooden toys recalled: Red James Engine & Red James’ # 5 Coal Tender
Red Lights & Sounds James Engine & Red James’ #5 Lights & Sounds Coal Tender
James with Team Colors Engine & James with Team Colors #5 Coal Tender ;
Red Skarloey Engine
Brown & Yellow Old Slow Coach ;
Red Hook & Ladder Truck & Red Water Tanker Truck ;
Red Musical Caboose ;
Red Sodor Line Caboose ;
Red Coal Car labeled “2006 Day Out With Thomas” on the Side
Red Baggage Car
Red Holiday Caboose
Red “Sodor Mail” Car
Red Fire Brigade Truck
Red Fire Brigade Train
Deluxe Sodor Fire Station
Red Coal Car
Yellow Box Car
Red Stop Sign
Yellow Railroad Crossing Sign
Yellow “Sodor Cargo Company” Cargo Piece
Smelting Yard
Ice Cream Factory.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0648/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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