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.
Name of product: Children's Mood Necklaces
Units: About 3,600
Importer: United Imports Inc., of Flushing, N.Y.
Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic
if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled necklaces are multi-colored pendants shaped as
hearts, crosses, moons, feet, stars, dolphins, shamrocks, teardrops,
spiders, flip-flop sandals and butterflies that hang from a black cord.
"Mood Necklace" is printed on the front of the packaging and Item
#AP-R428 is printed on a sticker on the back of the packaging.
Sold exclusively at: Accessories Palace in Lake Worth, Fla., and the
Accessories Palace Web site, from September
2006 through February 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from
children. Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the
Accessories Palace store for a full refund. If unable to return it to
the store or if purchased through the Web site, contact United Imports
Inc. for information on how to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact United Imports
Inc. at (800) 457-3545 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday, or visit the firm's Web site.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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