Children’s Rings Sold at Big Lots! Stores Recalled By Lari Jewelry Company Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall
of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: “Claudia Jublot” Children’s Rings
Units: About 115,000
Importer: Lari Jewelry Co., of New Orleans, La.
Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: 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.
Sold at: Big Lots! stores nationwide from October 2004 through J
anuary 2006 for about $3.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this jewelry away from children. Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lari Jewelry Co.
toll-free at (866) 524-0024 anytime or visit the Big Lots!
Web site at www.biglots.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
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