Sunday, July 01, 2007

5/15/07 Recalls Children's Jewelry

1. High Lead Levels Prompt Recall of Children's Metal Jewelry By
Spandrel Sales and Marketing Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
2. Children's Rings Recalled By Cardinal Distributing Due to Lead
Poisoning Hazard

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2007
Release #07-188

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 213-0500
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

High Lead Levels Prompt Recall of Children's Metal Jewelry By Spandrel
Sales and Marketing Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Children's Necklaces, Bracelets and Rings

Units: About 200,000

Importer: Spandrel Sales and Marketing Inc., of Tempe, Ariz.

Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic
if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled jewelry includes pendants that hang from
silver-colored bracelet and necklace chains, and silver-colored rings
with a charm on top. Charm shapes include silver-colored crosses, suns,
moons, stars, butterflies, cupids, angels, keys, elephants, hands, cell
phones, fish, and shoes.

Sold at: Vending machines located in malls, discount, department and
grocery stores nationwide from February 2007 through March 2007 for 25
cents.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rings and
necklaces away from children and throw them away.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Spandrel Sales and
Marketing toll-free at (877) 213-0500 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.ssmvending.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07188.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2007
Release #07-189

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800 368-2062
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Children's Rings Recalled By Cardinal Distributing Due to Lead Poisoning
Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Children's Turquoise Rings

Units: About 300,000

Importer: Cardinal Distributing Co. Inc., of Baltimore, Md.

Hazard: The recalled rings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if
ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The silver-colored rings have a round turquoise-colored
stone on top. The stone is surrounded by a band of small silver-colored
balls.

Sold in: Vending machines located in malls, discount, department and
grocery stores in the Baltimore, Maryland area from August 2002 through
April 2007 for 25 cents.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rings away from
children and throw them away.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Cardinal Distributing
at (800) 368-2062 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at www.vendingdepot.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07189.html

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