Topics:butterflies, ingestion, jewelry, lead poisoning, metals, shoes, telephone
Products recalled due to risk of lead exposure
The following products are being recalled because they may contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Units: About 13,000
Distributor: Bead Bazaar USA Inc., of Rockville, Md.
Description: It’s a Girl Thing metal necklaces, bracelets and phone charms feature a variety of charms, including flowers, shoes, letters and butterflies.
Sold at: Retailers nationwide from February 2006 through June 2008 for about $6.
Remedy: Return recalled jewelry to the place of purchase for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-838-1769 or visit www.beadkit.com.
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