Children’s Charm Bracelets Sold by Buy-Rite Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2007
Release #07-281

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 777-7952
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Children’s Charm Bracelets Sold by Buy-Rite Recalled 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: Children’s Divine Inspiration Charm Bracelets

Units: About 7,900

Importer: Buy-Rite Designs Inc., of Freehold, N.J.

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 charm bracelets have silver-colored charms, including angels, crosses, and hearts, and clear and pink beads that hang from a silver-colored chain.

Sold at: Dollar stores and other small retail stores nationwide from March 2004 through August 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to store where purchased for a full refund. If unable to return it to the store, contact Buy-Rite for information on how to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Buy-Rite at (888) 777-7952 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.buyriteinc.com

 

Picture of recalled Charm Bracelet