Lead Paint Warnings for Children’s Jewelry

The following is a list of children's jewelry that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") because of the high lead content in the jewelry, which, if ingested or inhaled, can cause lead poisoning in children. Warnings are listed by year of release:

2007

Essentials for Kids Jewelry Sets July 5, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled jewelry sets include a necklace, bracelet and pair of earrings made of green, blue or pink plastic beads. The necklaces have painted metallic pendants in the shape of shoes, girls, blackboards with "ABCD," or school buses. The other recalled jewelry sets include a necklace and seven pendants, one for each day of the week. The pendants are shaped as sandals, purses or butterflies. "Essentials for kids" is printed on the packaging." For more information about these lead containing jewelry sets, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07232.html

Butterfly Necklaces June 19, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled necklaces consist of a multi-colored butterfly pendant on a multi-colored seed bead 16-inch necklace. The product's packaging includes a white hang card with "GeoJewelry" printed on the front underneath "GeoCentral". For more information on this lead jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07218.html

Children's Metal Jewelry sold at Limited Too and Justice retail stores May 31, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "Some of the recalled necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and charms are metallic, multi-colored, and have "High School Musical" or pictures of "High School Musical" actors printed on them. Others have frogs, hearts, stars, dogs with dog bones, flowers, and monkeys that hang from silver, black or brown chains or cords... The jewelry contains high levels of lead which can cause adverse health effects and is toxic if ingested by young children." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07202.html

Children's Turquoise Rings sold at discount stores, vending machines and grocery stores throughout the Baltimore, Maryland, area from August 2002 through April 2007 May 15, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled rings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07189.html

Children's Necklaces, Bracelets and Rings imported by Spandrel Sales and Marketing Inc and sold at discount stores, vending machines, and grocery stores throughout the nation May 15, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07188.html

Children's Rings with Dice or Horseshoes imported by Cardinal Distributing Co Inc and sold at discount stores, vending machines and grocery stores throughout the nation May 2, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The rings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. These rings were subject to the July 2004 recall of 150 million pieces of children's metal jewelry. The firm placed the recalled rings that it had pulled from stores back into circulation." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07174.html

Children's Religious Fish Necklaces sold at Oriental Trading Company Inc. web site and catalog May 2, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled children's necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07172.html

Children's Charm Bracelets and "Sportswear" Necklaces imported by Cardinal Distributing Co., of Baltimore, MD April 17, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled necklaces have sports-themed pendants including blue or green basketballs, yellow stars, "01," and "Perfect 10". The pendants hang from a black cord. The bracelets include green or pink painted heart-shaped charms and silver-colored charms shaped as suns, moons, stars, padlocks, keys, rattles, and fishbones." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07157.html

"Accessories" Silver Stud Earring Sets Sold at Kmart June 12, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The earrings are oval-shaped, silver-colored studs. "ACCESSORIES" is printed on the front of the earrings' packaging. Kmart is printed on the back… The recalled earrings contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects." For more information on this lead jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07210.html

Metal Key Chains sold at Dollar General stores nationwide from December 2005 through January 2007 April 3, 2007 - According to the CPSC," This recall involves three styles of metal key chains including a flip flop design, dangling charms and a letter. The flip flop charms were sold in purple, yellow and aqua blue and have a flower at the top. Charms on the dangling-style key chain include a cross, flower, shamrock, and a heart that hangs from a short silver chain. The letter-style key chain is a silver metal letter in the English alphabet. The words "KeyChain" and "Dollar General $1.25" are printed on the front of the packaging for each style." For more information on these lead-paint-containing products, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07145.html

Children's "Groovy Grabber" Bracelets April 3, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The paint on the metallic band beneath the decorative cover contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects." For more information on lead paint poisoning dangers of these bracelets, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07144.html

Children's Mood Necklaces March 15, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled children's mood necklaces have multi-colored pendants including hearts, moons, dolphins, dragonflies, stars and butterflies that hang from a black cord. "Mood Necklace" is printed on the necklace's packaging." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07129.html

"Claudia Jublot" Children's Rings February 23, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled rings are silver in color with red paint and a simulated diamond cluster on the top. The ring's packaging is a yellow card with "Claudia Jublot" printed on the front and UPC # "1524100121266045" on the back." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07114.html

Children's "Kidsite" Necklace and Earring Sets February 23, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The children's necklace and earring sets have birthstones made of plastic gemstones in various colors. The pendants on the necklaces are shaped like flowers on a silver-colored chain. The matching pierced earrings have round birthstones. The month of the birthstone and "Kidsite" are printed on the front of the products' packaging. Kmart is printed on the back." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07113.html

Children's "Ultra Gear" Bracelets February 7, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The recalled bracelets are 8-inch long, silver-colored chain bands that have a 1.5-inch long casting with assorted designs, including a snake and a sword." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07099.html

Children's "Rachael Rose Kidz" Rings February 7, 2007 - According to the CPSC, "The children's rings are silver or gold-colored with designs or stones in a variety of colors. The rings come four to a package. "Kidz by Rachael Rose," "Family Dollar $1" and "SKU 1905580" are printed on the packaging." For more information on the lead content in this children's jewelry, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07098.html

Children's Butterfly Necklaces January 18, 2007 - According to the CPSC," The recalled necklaces have pendants shaped as butterflies that are painted in various colors. The pendants hang from a black cord. The necklace's package is blue cardboard with images of flowers and butterflies and the words "Butterfly Necklace" printed on the front and "Item#JA298" on the back." For more information on these products that can cause lead poisoning in children, please visit:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07082.html

It's important to be aware of consumer products that contain lead paint, because, if ingested or inhaled, it can cause lead paint poisoning in children. Please bookmark this page to learn more about important lead paint poisoning warnings concerning children's jewelry. To stay updated on the latest product recalls, please visit Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website at http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/haz.aspx.

IMPORTANT: If you believe that you or your child has been lead-poisoned, you should speak with an experienced lead poisoning attorney regarding your legal rights. Contact the lead poisoning lawyers at Levy Konigsberg LLP for a free consultation by calling our 24/7 toll-free hotline at 1-800-988-8005 or by submitting an email inquiry (see form above).

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