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Decorative Stretchable Aqua 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: Decorative Stretchable Aqua Bracelets

Units: About 45,000

Importer: Cherrydale Fundraising, of Allentown, Pa.

Hazard: The bracelets contain 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 bracelets are stretchable, with silver-colored square links and aqua-colored beads. SKU#5384706813 is printed on the packaging.

Sold at: Various dollar stores, liquidators, and schools as part of fundraising, nationwide from September 2003 through April 2007 for between $1 and $12.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bracelets and take them away from young children. Return them to the store where purchased or contact the firm to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cherrydale Fundraising at (800) 333-2565 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.cherrydale.com (Microsoft Word).

Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the New York State Attorney General's Office.

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

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