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Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing

Dillon Importing Co, recall, Ko Lik Manufacturing, toy gun
(Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dillon Importing Co., of Oklahoma City, Okla., announced a voluntary recall of about 6,970 Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols.

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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