Children's Butterfly Necklaces Recalled

Date:
January 18, 2007
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
U.S. Toy
The Danger:
The pendant on the necklace contains high levels of lead.
Description:
The recall includes about 113,800 necklaces with butterfly-shape pendants in various colors. The pendants hang from a black cord. The necklace's package is blue cardboard with images of flowers and butterflies and the words "Butterfly Necklace" printed on the front and "Item#JA298" on the back.
An additional 29,000 necklaces were recalled in December 2006.
Sold At:
U.S. Toy Company retail stores and children's and small discount stores nationwide and online at www.ustoy.com from August 2006 through December 2006 for about $5 per dozen.
What To Do:
Immediately take the jewelry away from children. Return the recalled jewelry to the store for a free replacement, or contact U.S. Toy Company for information on returning recalled necklaces purchased on the Web site. For more information, call U.S. Toy Company at (800) 832-0224 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.ustoy.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07082.html

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