Friday, June 4, 2010

Recall "Shrek" Drinking Glasses

U. S. Product Safety Commission Nationwide Recall 12 Million "Shrek" Drinking Glasses at McDonald's

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 from McDonald's Corporation
 
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/glasses 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/glasses
 
Note: CPSC was made aware of issues with this product through the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier from California.
 
Picture of Recalled Drinking Glasses
 




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