The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Essentials for Kids jewelry sets
Units: About 20,000
Importer: Future Industries, of Cliffwood Beach, N.J.
Hazard: The recalled metal jewelry sets contain high levels of lead,which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: The recalled jewelry sets include a necklace, bracelet and pair of earrings made of green, blue or pink plastic beads. The necklaces have painted metallic pendants in the shape of shoes, girls, blackboards with“ABCD” or school buses. The other recalled jewelry sets include a necklace and seven pendants, one for each day of the week. The pendants are shaped as sandals, purses or butterflies.
Sold at: Gift stores, dollar stores and small discount stores nationwide from August 2005 through April 2007 for about $1.
Remedy: Return the jewelry to the store where purchased for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-929-0006.