Recall: Silver bracelets and charm necklaces
On 2016-07-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Silver bracelets and charm necklaces due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2015 for about $25.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Things Remembered bracelet recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Pacifiers & Accessories category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limit. 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 silver heart bracelets and sweet charm necklaces for children. The 6-inch, silver-plated bracelets have 10 silver hearts and circle links, a lobster claw clasp, and one silver heart-shaped charm. The necklaces are gold plated on a 13-inch box chain with a 2-inch extender, a lobster claw closure and three charms - a pink ice cream cone, a pink crystal cupcake and a gold-plated tag with "SWEET" engraved.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59424r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Things Remembered stores nationwide and online at www.thingsremembered.com from February 2015 through June 2016 for about $25.
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 take the recalled jewelry away from children and contact Things Remembered for a full refund, including shipping charges, or a replacement gift of equal value.
Things Remembered toll-free at 866-902-4438 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.thingsremembered.com and click on "Product Recalls" under "Company Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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