American Girl Children's Jewelry Recalled

Date:
March 30, 2006
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
American Girl
The Danger:
The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 180,000 American Girl necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and hair accessories for girls. The recall does not include jewelry for American Girl dolls. The jewelry's packaging features a red-and-white cardboard backing with "American Girl" and "Made in China" written on the front.
Sold At:
Only American Girl Place in Chicago and New York, and the American Girl Outlet in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from May 1999 through February 2006 for between $8 and $12. American Girl jewelry sold through its catalog or Web site is not included in the recall.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return the items for a full refund (including applicable tax and return postage costs) to: American Girl Jewelry Recall, P.O. Box 620974, Middleton, WI 53562-0974. For more information, contact American Girl at (800) 659-0164 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT, seven days a week, or visit www.americangirl.com/recall.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06123.html

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