March 2, 2004
Release # 04-090
Company Phone Number: (800) 967-3048


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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 Rings

Units: 1 Million

Manufacturer: Brand Imports LLC, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Hazard: The rings contain high levels of lead, posing a risk of lead poisoning to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The metal rings are silver in color with shapes including hearts and stars, with slashes of colored paint.

Sold at: Vending machines in malls, discount department and grocery stores nationwide from December 2002 through August 2003 for about 25 cents.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should throw the ring away or contact the company for more information.

Consumer Contact: Brand Imports LLC at (800) 967-3048 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.Picture of Recalled Children's Rings