Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | June 18, 2010

Kentucky environmental attorney Sanders says McDonalds ordered to cease selling Skrek drinking glasses because of cadmium contaminated paint.

Help! Those wacky folks at McDonalds has been order to cease selling 12 million Shrek glasses because cadmium tainted paint. Still McDonalds has NOTHING on its website warning consumers of the dangers posed by the cadmium contaminated paint.  Hello Ronald? We have a problem here!!

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

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 glasses out of an abundance of caution and return the glasses to any McDonald’s for a refund of $3 each.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact McDonald’s toll-free at  (800) 244-6227  (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

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