|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 17, 2010
Release # 10-139
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 695-3551
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Allreds Design Recalls Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips
Units: About 900
Manufacturer: Allreds Design (doing business as Hidden Hollow Beads), of Fort Duchesne, Utah
Hazard: The recalled bracelets and pacifier clip clasps contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: Allreds Design received one report of a 10-month-old child who was treated by a physician for elevated lead levels.
Description: This recall includes Allreds Design brand baby bracelets and pacifier clips. The bracelets are sold in sizes 0-6 months, 1-4 years, and 4-8 years of age. The baby bracelets and pacifier clips have crystal and plastic beads in various colors with a metal clasp.
Sold by: Resale stores and other consignment retailers nationwideand on EBay from June 2008 through December 2008 for about $5.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled bracelets and pacifier clips away from children and contact Allreds Design for instructions on how to receive a replacement bracelet or pacifier clip.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Allreds Design toll-free at (866) 695-3551 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.hiddenhollowbeads.com
Note: Hidden Hollow Beads was alerted to this hazard by Jefferson County’s Health Department in Missouri.
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