Children's Charm Bracelets and Necklaces Recalled

Date:
April 17, 2007
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Cardinal Distributing
The Danger:
The paint on this jewelry contains high levels of lead.
Description:
The recall includes about 900,000 charm bracelets and necklaces:
  • The necklaces have sports-themed pendants including blue or green basketballs, yellow stars, "01," and "Perfect 10." The pendants hang from a black cord.
  • The bracelets include green or pink painted heart-shaped charms and silver-colored charms shaped as suns, moons, stars, padlocks, keys, rattles, and fishbones.
Sold At:
Vending machines located in malls, discount, department, and grocery stores nationwide from January 2006 through April 2007 for 25 cents.
What To Do:
Immediately take the necklaces and charm bracelets away from children and discard them. For more information, contact Cardinal Distributing Co. Inc. at (800) 368-2062 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.vendingdepot.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07157.html

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