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: Rachel Rose and Distinctly Basics Assorted Metal
Units: About 205,000
Manufacturer: Family Dollar Stores, of Charlotte, N.C.
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 jewelry was sold under the Rachel Rose and
Distinctly Basics brands and includes key rings and pins with religious
themes (crosses and fish symbols), key rings with "Mom" and cheerleader
charms; bracelets with charms like handbags, flip flops, hearts,
dresses, and flowers; silver-colored rings with designs or stones in a
variety of colors; clutchless hoop earrings with decorations such as
butterflies; and filigree and long drop earrings with stones in a
variety of colors. Sold at: Family Dollar stores nationwide from January
2003 through August 2007 for between $.50 and $2. A complete list of the
recalled jewelry can be found at www.familydollar.com
Sold at: Hobby Lobby stores nationwide from August 2007 through November
2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from
children and return it to a Family Dollar store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Family Dollar at
(800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at www.familydollar.com
Note: The New York Attorney General provided information about one of
these products to the Commission
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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