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Archived – “Robot 2000” Collectable Tin Robot

Starting date:
November 1, 2007
Posting date:
November 1, 2007
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

"Robot 2000" Collectable Tin Robot

Product description

The "Robot 2000" is a battery-operated, tin robot standing 30.5 cm tall. It has a red light on the head and chest panels that open.

Hazard identified

Surface paints on the robot contain excessive levels of lead.

Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. There have been no reported injuries.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit the following Healthy Canadians page: Reduce your exposure to lead.

Number sold

54 of the toy robots were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Sold at specialty toy stores and gift shops nationwide from October 2006 through September 2007 for about $25.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Schylling Associates Inc.
Tel: 1-800-541-2929

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy away from children and contact Schylling to receive a refund or free replacement toy.

For additional information, contact Schylling at 1-800-767-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.