Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Consumer Product Recall - Cheap and Ugly Jewellery

Recall Notice

Children s Metal Jewellery Date
March 2008

Product Name
Children's Metal Jewellery

Full Product Description
The recalled necklaces include a cat with silver and pink rhinestones, a heart and lock with pink rhinestones, a silver coloured heart with a rhinestone crown, and a silver coloured lock and key. The necklaces hang from silver coloured chains.

The following pieces are part of this recall:
HA64- Cat Necklace (UPC: 039301460640)
HA108- Heart with Key Necklace (UPC: 039301461081)
HA109- Lock with Key Necklace (UPC: 039301461098)
HA110- Heart Necklace (UPC: 039301461104)

Hazard Identified
The children's necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Health Canada has not received reports of illness or injury to Canadians related to the use of the recalled jewellery.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Health Canada's:
Next link will open in a new window It's Your Health: Effects of Lead on Human Health

Corrective Action
Consumers should immediately take the recalled necklaces away from children.

Consumers may contact Pecoware for instructions on returning the necklaces for a full refund.

For refund and/or disposal information, consumers may contact Pecoware at (800) 456-7326 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

Number Sold
Approximately 59 pieces were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold
Sold at department and specialty stores nationwide from January 2006 through July 2007 (cat necklace), and from July 2007 through November 2007 (heart, heart and key, and lock and key necklaces) for about $13. Sold primarily in British Columbia and Ontario.

Pecoware Co. Inc., of Chino, Calif.


Children s Metal Jewellery

Children s Metal Jewellery



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