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