Mattel has announced a recall of certain toys sold under their Fisher-Price brand in Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States, due to excessive levels of lead in the paint. The European Commission received prior notice of the recall, which enabled it to provide advice to companies on the recall process and to circulate full information to all EU Member State authorities through the EU RAPEX (Rapid Alert System) for dangerous consumer goods. This fourth Mattel recall comes as the European Commission is in the final stages of a two month review of the consumer product safety mechanisms in place in Europe.