Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled
About 7,000 Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols have been recalled by Dillon Importing because they violate the lead paint standard, according to the CPSC.
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.
Why they're being recalled: The surface paints on the pirate toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Where they were sold: The toy guns were sold at Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012 for about $6.50.
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. For more 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
View the full recall on the CPSC's website here.