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EKSuccess Brands Recalls American Girl Crafts Jewelry Kit Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Name of Product:
American Girl Crafts™ Pearly Beads & Ribbon Bracelets kit
Hazard:
The surface coating on some of the beads contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
June 07, 2011
Units:
About 75,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact EKSuccess Brands toll-free at (855) 535-2099 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT on Fridays or visit the firm's website at www.eksuccessbrands.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Pearly Beads & Ribbon Bracelets kit distributed under the American Girl Crafts name with a SKU number of 30-585331. The SKU number is located on the back of the package in the lower right corner. The kit contains 56 pieces. The beads in the jewelry kit are pink, blue, orange and white. Some pink beads have darker pink butterflies imprinted on them. The ribbons in the kit are orange, red, blue and purple.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled kits and any finished bracelets made from the kits away from children and contact the company for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At
Michaels Stores and other retailers nationwide from September 2009 through June 2011 for about $8.
Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):
EKSuccess Brands, a division of Wilton Brands Inc., of Woodridge, Ill.
Recall number:
11-239
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