CPSC: Mars Retail Group M&M'S-branded Jewelry
On 2016-08-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Mars Retail Group M&M'S-branded Jewelry due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $6 to $18.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Phillips International jewelry recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Children's/Costume Jewelry category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 51 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No injuries or incidents have been reported in connection with these products.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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