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Mars Retail Group Recalls M&M’S-Branded Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard

  • M&M’s World Earrings
  • M&M’s World Necklaces
  • M&M’s World Ring
  • M&M’s World Bracelet
Name of Product:
Jewelry
Hazard:

The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 25, 2016
Units:
About 52,400
Consumer Contact

M&M’S World at 866-915-5058 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mmsworld.com and click on the “Product Safety & Recalls” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all M&M-branded jewelry, including some children’s jewelry. Recalled items include earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces sold between May 2015 and July 2016. Jewelry items included in the recall have the M&M’S logo “M” as a charm or other feature.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jewelry, place the items out of the reach of children, and contact M&M’S World or visit an M&M’S World store to return the jewelry for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

No injuries or incidents have been reported in connection with these products.

Sold At

M&M’S® World Stores in New York; Orlando, Fla.; Las Vegas; and Henderson, Nev. from May 2015 to June 2016 for between $6 and $18.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam and China
Importer(s):

Phillips International Inc., of Hallandale, Fla.

Distributor(s):

Mars Retail Group, of Mount Arlington, N.J.

Recall number:
16-251
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