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  • Pamela Passey
    Please read about this McDonald s recall... -- Sent from my Palm Pixi From: listserv@cpsc.gov Date: Jun 4, 2010 4:27 PM Subject: News from CPSC - Recall To:
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      Please read about this McDonald's recall...

      -- Sent from my Palm Pixi

      From: listserv@...
      Date: Jun 4, 2010 4:27 PM
      Subject: News from CPSC - Recall
      To: pammyroo@...

      NEWS from CPSC
      U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
      Office of Information and Public Affairs
      Washington, DC 20207

      June 4, 2010
      Release #10-257

      Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 244-6227
      CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
      CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

      McDonald's Recalls Movie Themed Drinking Glasses Due to Potential Cadmium Risk

      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: "Shrek Forever After 3D" Collectable Drinking Glasses

      Units: About 12 million

      Manufacturer: ARC International, of Millville, NJ.

      Distributor: McDonald's Corp., Oakbrook, Ill.

      Hazard: The designs on the glasses contain cadmium. Long term exposure to cadmium can cause adverse health effects.

      Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

      Description: The "Shrek Forever After 3D" collectable drinking glass are 16 ounce glasses that came in four designs, Shrek, Fiona, Puss n' Boots, and Donkey.

      Sold exclusively at: McDonald's restaurants nationwide from May 2010 into June 2010 for about $2.

      Manufactured in: United States

      Remedy: McDonald's is asking consumers to immediately stop using the glass out of an abundance of caution. Visit www.mcdonalds.com for additional instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

      Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact McDonald's toll-free at (800) 244-6227 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.mcdonalds.com

      Note: CPSC was made aware of issues with this product through the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier from California.

      To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:


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      The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

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