Children's Winter and Holiday-Themed Charm Bracelets Recalled

Date:
March 11, 2010
Category:
Clothing
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Buy-Rite Designs
The Danger:
The bracelets contain high levels of cadmium. Laboratory analysis determined that following a 24-hour incubation in simulated stomach acid, over 20,000 micrograms of cadmium were released from the snowman alone. Cadmium can be toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description:
This warning involves an unknown number of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brand children's Christmas and winter-themed bracelets. The two styles involved in this notice are the Bumble Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. The bracelets were sold with winter and Christmas-themed charms including a snowman, Christmas tree, candy cane and snowflake.
Sold At:
Discount and dollar-type stores nationwide between 2006 and March 2009 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately take these charm bracelets away from children and dispose of the jewelry.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10162.html

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