Children's Necklaces and Charm Bracelets
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 Charm Bracelets and "Sportswear" Necklaces
Units: About 900,000
Importer: Cardinal Distributing Co., of Baltimore, Md.
Hazard: The paint on this jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is
toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled necklaces have sports-themed pendants
including blue or green basketballs, yellow stars, "01," and "Perfect
10." The pendants hang from a black cord. The bracelets include green or
pink painted heart-shaped charms and silver-colored charms shaped as
suns, moons, stars, padlocks, keys, rattles, and fishbones.
Sold in: Vending machines located in malls, discount, department and
grocery stores nationwide from January 2006 through April 2007 for 25
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled necklaces and
charm bracelets away from children and discard them.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cardinal
Distributing Co. Inc. at (800) 368-2062 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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