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Family Dollar Metal Jewelry Recalled

Date:
November 21, 2007
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Family Dollar Stores
The Danger:
The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 205,000 pieces of assorted metal jewelry. The recalled jewelry was sold under the Rachel Rose and Distinctly Basics brands and includes:
  • Key rings and pins with religious themes (crosses and fish symbols)
  • Key rings with "Mom" and cheerleader charms
  • Bracelets with charms like handbags, flip-flops, hearts, dresses, and flowers
  • Silver-colored rings with designs or stones in a variety of colors
  • Clutchless hoop earrings with decorations such as butterflies; and filigree and long drop earrings with stones in a variety of colors.
Sold At:
Family Dollar stores nationwide from January 2003 through August 2007 for between $.50 and $2.
What To Do:
Take the recalled jewelry away from children immediately and return it to a Family Dollar store for a full refund. For more information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.familydollar.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08088.html