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Children's Earrings

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: Sleeping Beauty Crown and Cinderella Star Earring Sets

Units: About 220

Manufacturer: Uncas Manufacturing Company, of Providence, RI

Hazard: The recalled metal earring sets contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the Sleeping Beauty Crown and the Cinderella Star Earring sets. The Sleeping Beauty Crown set contains two pairs of earrings; one pair is shaped as pink crowns and the other pair is shaped as the Sleeping Beauty character. The Cinderella Star Earring set contains two pairs of earrings; one pair is shaped as blue stars and the other one is shaped as the Cinderella character. The packaging is shaped as a pink heart and "The Wonderful World of Disney" is printed in the front.

Sold at: Wal-Mart Stores in Florida from February 2007 to June 2007 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this recalled jewelry away from children and return it to Uncas Manufacturing Co. for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm at (800) 776-0980 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at skenney@uncas.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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