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Units: About 75,000
Manufacturer: EKSuccess Brands, a division of Wilton Brands Inc., of Woodridge, Ill.
Hazard: The coating on some of the beads contains excessive levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by children.
Description: The 56-piece Pearly Beads & Ribbon Bracelets kit is sold under the American Girl Crafts name (SKU 30-585331). Beads are pink, blue, orange and white.
Sold at: Michael’s Stores and other retailers nationwide from September 2009 to June 2011 for about $8.
Remedy: Contact company for a refund.
Contact: Call 855-535-2099 or visit www.eksuccessbrands.com.