Children's Metal Necklaces and 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 Metal Necklaces and Bracelets
Units: About 10,400
Manufacturer: Colossal Jewelry & Accessories Inc., of Maywood, N.J.
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 metal necklaces and bracelets have
silver-colored charms. Some also have colored beads. "Awesome Boutique"
or "Share the Love" is printed on some of the jewelry's packaging. The
jewelry includes a necklace with a metal flower-shaped charm that hangs
from a pink cord, a metal heart charm bracelet, a metal heart angel
charm bracelet with colored beads, a metal bracelet with four heart
charms and ruby-colored beads, necklaces with painted hearts that hang
from a cord, and necklaces with tiny purses in various colors.
Sold at: Various discount and dollar stores nationwide from January 2005
through June 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from
children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Colossal Jewelry &
Accessories at (888) 808-5093 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday, or e-mail the firm at email@example.com
Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the New York State Attorney
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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