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 Rings with Dice or Horseshoes
Units: About 200
Importer: Cardinal Distributing Co. Inc., of Baltimore, Md.
Hazard: The rings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested
by young children and can cause adverse health effects. These rings were
subject to the July 2004 recall of 150 million pieces of children's
metal jewelry. The firm placed the recalled rings that it had pulled
from stores back into circulation.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled rings are silver with either dice or
horseshoes on top. The numbers on some of the dice are painted in
various colors, others are not painted. The horseshoes have either pink
and green or purple and yellow painted polka dots.
Sold in: Vending machines located in malls, discount, department and
grocery stores in the Baltimore, Maryland area from August 2004 through
March 2007 for about 25 cents.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rings away from
children and throw the rings away.
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
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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