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LaRose Industries Recalls Cra-Z-Jewelz Ultimate Gem Jewelry Machine Due to Violation of Lead Standard

  • Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine (UPC #884920174504)
  • My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine (UPC #884920466340)
  • Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets (UPC #884920174849)
Name of Product:
Jewelry-making kit
Hazard:

The “slider bracelet” in the jewelry-making kit contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
June 02, 2016
Units:
About 175,000
Consumer Contact

LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4693 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@laroseindustries.com or online at www.laroseindustries.com and click on the Recall tab more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves two models of LaRose’s Jewelz Gem Creations jewelry making kit and one refill product. The UPC code is printed on the outside of the product box and on the bottom of the “Gem Machine.”
Product Name Item# – UPC Code Purpose Sold at
Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine UPC #884920174504 Jewelry Making Kit Retailers, including Kmart, Toys R Us and Walmart
Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets UPC #884920174849 Refill Components for the Jewelry Making Kit Retailers, including Toys R Us and Walmart
My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine UPC #884920466340 Jewelry Making Kit Target
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take these recalled products away from children and contact LaRose for instructions to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

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Kmart, Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30. Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets from August 2015 through April 2016 for $10. Target stores sold the My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30.

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Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

LaRose Industries, of Randolph, N.J. and Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Distributor(s):

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LaRose Industries, of Randolph, N.J. and Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.  

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Recall number:
16-186
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