Allreds Design Recalls Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

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.

Picture of Recalled Pacifier Clip

Picture of Baby Bracelet

Pictures showing a bad clasp being long and narrow, and a good clasp being shorter and rounded