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BSN Sports recalls rubber critter toys

The toys violate the federal lead paint ban

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BSN Sports of Farmers Branch, Texas, is recalling about 31,200 rubber critter toys.

The orange and yellow surface paint on the toys contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves all rubber critter toys sold in various colors and animal shapes including octopus, alligators, chickens, frogs, pigs, penguins and cows.

The toys are primarily used to play physical education tossing games. They were sold individually and in sets ranging from two to 24 rubber critters.

The rubber critter toys, manufactured in China, were sold by BSN Sports and US Games catalogs, and online at,,, and from February 2017, through June 2018, for about $10 for an individual rubber critter and up to $145 for a set.

What to do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled rubber critter toys away from children and contact BSN Sports for a merchandise credit. The company is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact BSN Sports toll free at (888) 847-8816 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) or online at,, and and click on the product recall link at the bottom of the page or at for more information.

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