The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 252,000
Importer: Playmates Toys, of Costa Mesa, Calif.
Hazard: A cylindrical metal connector on a charm can contain high levels of lead which is toxic if ingested by children.
Description: This recall affects charms sold with the Tiny Tink and Friends toy jewelry sets. The charm is attached to a cord using a metal ring and cylinder. Charms that have plastic tabs instead of metal rings and cylinders are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Retailers nationwide from November 2008 through November 2009 for $6 to $8.
Remedy: Discard the items and contact Playmates Toys for a replacement charm accessory.
Contact: Call 888-810-1133 or visit www.playmatestoys.com.