Silver Stud Earrings Sold Exclusively at Kmart Recalled by Crimzon Rose Accessories Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2007
Release #07-210

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 659-7026
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Silver Stud Earrings Sold Exclusively at Kmart Recalled by Crimzon Rose Accessories 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: "Accessories" Silver Stud Earring Sets

Units: About 5,300

Importer: Crimzon Rose Accessories, of North Providence, R.I.

Hazard: The recalled earrings 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 earrings are oval-shaped, silver-colored studs. "ACCESSORIES" is printed on the front of the earrings' packaging. Kmart is printed on the back.

Sold exclusively at: Kmart stores nationwide from October 2004 through March 2007 for about $3.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled earrings and return them to any Kmart store for a free replacement pair of earrings.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kmart at (800) 659-7026 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or visit Kmart's Web site at www.kmart.com

Picture of Recalled Earrings