Children's Powerpuff Girls Necklaces Recalled

Date:
December 13, 2006
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
Rhode Island Novelty
The Danger:
The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 48,000 necklaces, which are multicolored metal pendants that hang from a black cord. The pendants are in the shape of the head of one of three "Powerpuff Girls" cartoon characters. The packaging consists of purple cardboard with the three Powerpuff Girls cartoon characters and the words "CARTOON NETWORK" and "THE POWERPUFF GIRLS" printed on both sides.
Sold At:
Carnivals, amusement parks, family entertainment centers, small discount stores nationwide, and at www.rinovelty.com, from March 2003 through November 2006 for about $1.
What To Do:
Take this jewelry away from children immediately and return it to the store for a replacement or contact Rhode Island Novelty for information on how to receive a replacement. For more information, contact Rhode Island Novelty at (800) 528-5599 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit www.rinovelty.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07054.html

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