A recall is in place for a children's ring sold at Big Lots! Stores. Following is the press release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission:
February 23, 2007
Release #07-114 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 524-0024
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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 January 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