Here a new recall alert. This one involves Claire's Boutique of accessories. Claire's Recalls Children's Metal Charm Bracelets Due to High Levels of Cadmium. Here is some details about the recall:
Name of Product: "Best Friends" Charm Bracelet Sets
Importer: Claire's Boutiques Inc., of Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Hazard: The heart lock charms attached to the bracelets contain high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects.
Sold exclusively at: Claire's stores nationwide from February 2009 through January 2010 for about $12.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets away from children and return the heart lock charms or the entire bracelets to any Claire's for a full refund or replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Claire's toll-free at (866) 859-9281 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.claires.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: