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FGX International Recalls Children's Sunglasses Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. ." border="0" alt="The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http// . Further recall information is available at ." align="middle" src=""/>

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Children's sunglasses 

Hazard: Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

Remedy: Replace, Refund

Consumer Contact: Contact FGX International toll-free at (877) 227-0104 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Recall" for more information.

Photos are available at

Recall Details

Units: About 215,000

Description: This recall includes 20 styles of Disney, Marvel and Sears/Kmart brand children's sunglasses. They come in a variety of colors and with printed images of characters on the frames. The following style numbers located inside the sunglasses' left temple arm are included in the recall: 





Marvel Spider-Man

Red, blue


Marvel Spider-Man



Marvel Spider-Man



SK2 Sears /Kmart Private Label



Marvel Spider-Man

Red/black, silver/blue


Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Red/white, silver/black


Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates



Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates



Disney Cars        

Blue, black, red


Disney Cars



Disney Cars



Disney Cars



Disney Cars

Blue/teal/yellow, red/black, red/silver


Disney Doc McStuffins



Disney Doc McStuffins



Disney Doc McStuffins

Purple/pink, pink/blue


Disney Cars



Disney Cars     



Disney Cars 



Disney Cars

Blue/red, black/silver, black/red

Incidents/Injuries: None reported   

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these sunglasses away from children and return them to FGX International for a free replacement or refund, including free shipping and handling.

Sold at: Bon Ton, CVS, K-mart, Rite-Aid, Walgreens and other retail stores nationwide from December 2013 to March 2014 for between $7 and $13.

Importer: FGX International Inc., of Smithfield, R.I.

Manufactured in: China  

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

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