Mattel Recalls 18.6M Toys Made in China

WASHINGTON – Approximately 18.6 million Chinese-made toys from Mattel are being recalled.

According to the Associated Press, the recalled toys include those that have magnets that can be swallowed by children or might have lead paint. The toys affected include Polly Pocket, Doggie Day Care, and Barbie and Tanner play sets, as well as Sarge toy cars and Batman action figures.

Earlier this month, Mattel issued another recall involving 1.5 million toys made in China that could contain lead paint.

Additional information about the recalls can be obtained by calling Mattel at (888) 594-6597 or (800) 916-4997 or visiting the following Web sites: or

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