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Tween Brands Recalls Children's Metal Jewelry Due to High Levels of Cadmium

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Name of Product:
"Metal Necklaces, Bracelets and Earrings"
Hazard:
The children's metal jewelry contains high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 13, 2010
Units:
"About 137,000"
Consumer Contact
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For additional information, contact Tween Brands at (800) 934-4497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's web site at www.shopjustice.com

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Recall Details

Description:
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This recall involves 19 different styles of children's metal necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Styles and shapes of the jewelry include hearts, heart locks, butterflies, cupcakes, peace signs and crowns. Some jewelry contains the words ""Best,"" ""Friends"" or ""Forever"" and/or ""BFF."" Only style numbers listed below are included in this recall. The style number is included on the jewelry's packaging.

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to any Justice or Limited Too store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Justice and Limited Too stores and online at www.shopjustice.com from November 2008 through February 2010 for between $7 and $16.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):
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Tween Brands Inc., of New Albany, Ohio

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Distributor(s):
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Tween Brands Inc., of New Albany, Ohio

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Recall number:
10-297
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