Children’s Bracelets Recalled by Chandigarh Fashion Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The surface coating on the bracelets contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 3, 2010
Release # 10-153
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 288-2397

 

 

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: Children’s Bangles

Units: About 1,200

Importer: Chandigarh Fashion Inc., of Flushing, N.Y.

Hazard: The surface coating on the bracelets contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves children’s bangle bracelets. The bracelets which were sold in packets of 24, are gold with stripes of either red, maroon, black, orange or green.

Sold at: Chandigarh Fashion stores in Flushing, N.Y. and Sonia Selections stores in Chicago, Ill. from May 2007 through August 2008 for about $2.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets from children and return the bracelets to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Chandigarh Fashion toll-free at (877) 288-2397 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday or visit the firm's web site at www.nychandigarhfashion.com

Picture of Recalled Children’s Bangles