|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 876-8077
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Dollar Tree Stores Inc. Recalls Children's Jewelry 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: Beary Cute, Expressions, and Sassy & Chic Children’s Metal Jewelry
Units: About 198,000
Importer: Greenbrier International, Inc., of Chesapeake, Va.
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: This recall involves the Beary Cute, Expressions, and Sassy & Chic children’s jewelry with items number 855589, 873091, 873097, or 903950. The item number can be found on the reverse of the packaging.
|Name||Type of Jewelry||Item Number
||Pierced earrings with jewelry like studs
and hanging earrings with bears, hearts
||Necklaces with beads and pendants
||873091 or 873097
|Sassy & Chic
||Girl’s bracelets and charms
Sold at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks and Only $1 stores nationwide from December 2005 through July 2007 for $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this jewelry away from children. Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at (800) 876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.dollartree.com
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