Children's Butterfly Necklaces Recalled

Date:
December 13, 2006
Category:
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
U.S. Toy
The Danger:
The clasps on the necklaces contain high levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 29,000 children's butterfly necklaces. The necklaces are silver-colored with multicolored pendants shaped as butterflies. The pendant hangs from a silver-colored chain. The necklaces' packaging is pink and purple cardboard with "Butterfly Necklace" printed on the front and "Item #JA442" on the back.
An additional 113, 800 necklaces were recalled on January 18, 2007.
Sold At:
U.S. Toy Co. retail stores, at www.ustoy.com, children's, and small discount stores nationwide from October 2005 through November 2006 for about $4 per dozen.
What To Do:
Take the recalled jewelry away from children and return the necklaces to the store where purchased for a free replacement product, or contact U.S. Toy Company for information on returning recalled necklaces purchased on the Web site. For more information, contact U.S. Toy Co. Inc. at (800) 832-0224 between 8:30am and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit www.ustoy.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07051.html

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