Shrek Glass Recall! McDonald's Recalls 12 Million Glasses

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Don't use these glasses!
McDonald's Corp has recalled 12 million Shrek glasses (“Shrek Forever After 3D” ) because they're tainted with the toxic chemical cadmium, a heavy metal that can be  particularly dangerous to children.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), cadmium was found in the painted designs of the characters Shrek, Fiona, Puss n’ Boots, and Donkey.

McDonald's sold the 16-ounce glasses throughout the United States for about $2.

The CPSC said "long-term exposure [to cadmium] ... can cause adverse health effects." Cadmium is a known carcinogen that can cause bone and kidney problems.

Consumers have been asked to stop using the glasses immediately.

For additional information, contact McDonald's toll-free at (800) 244-6227 or visit the CPSC.

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nonmember avatar Nancy Norris

Do you know if  they used the same paint for there previous collection???

nonmember avatar brandi

wow shouldnt they have this on the news or at least check twice before sending them out to be sold to the puplic

DaisyRae DaisyRae

I bought all 4. THANK GOD we didnt use them, this is insane

grady... gradysmom2006

Wonderful, my son freaking loves these...now he can't use them.

Lizbe... Lizbeth2010

Ash just got one :( Why don't they check these things BEFORE they put them out??

ethan... ethans_momma06

I was just in there and had the passing whim of 'Oh gee maybe I should get one for DS'. Luckily money is so tight that I passed it up... These recalls are scary!

katikatt katikatt

It seems like everytime we buy something there is a recall for it.

JoyJoy JoyJoy

good thing i didnt get them yet. they definitely need to check these better and more then once before selling them.

KCorn... KCornett04

Already returned mine, I've been using them but feel fine. Since I was the first to return mine at my McD's they gave my two extra dollars. They had no clue about the recall.

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