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.