Children's Metal Jewelry
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
Units: About 2,900
Manufacturer: Pecoware Co. Inc., of Chino, Calif.
Hazard: The children's necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is
toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled necklaces include a cat with silver and pink
rhinestones, a heart and lock with pink rhinestones, a silver colored
heart with a rhinestone crown, and a silver colored lock and key. The
necklaces hang from silver colored chains.
Sold at: Department and specialty stores nationwide from January 2006
through July 2007 (cat necklace), and from July 2007 through November
2007 (heart, heart and key, and lock and key necklaces) for about $13.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled necklaces away
from children and contact Pecoware for instructions on returning the
necklaces for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pecoware at (800)
456-7326 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at www.pecoware.com
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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