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In cooperation with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Marvel Toys announced a toy recall of 175,000 Curious George plush dolls.

The surface paint on the plastic face of the toy and hat contains excessive levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by small children.

The toy recall includes Curious George 12 inch plush dolls with a plastic face. They come with different outfits: birthday, fireman, sweet dreams and tool time. The following product numbers are included in the recall and can be found on the packaging.

Birthday – 90253/ 8-83199-90253-5
Fireman – 90246/ 8-83199-90246-7
Sweet Dreams – 90247/ 8-83199-90247-4
Tool Time – 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1
Tool Time (soft face) – 90251/ 8-83199-90251-1

Consumers are advised to take the recalled toys away from children immediately and to contact Marvel Toys for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Marvel Toys at (800) 352-2064 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

For more information on defective and dangerous products, please visit our section on Defective Product Liablity Lawsuits.

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