Trinkets in Trash After Cadmium Warning - NYTimes.com

January 14, 2010 by RecallAware · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Child, Jewelry, Toys 

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Trinkets in Trash After Cadmium Warning - NYTimes.com
The CPSC said its main concern is young children biting, sucking on or even swallowing the trinkets. It is unclear whether there is any substantial danger in skin exposure. Dermody’s 5-year-old daughter is no longer a baby, but she still sucks on the stuff.

”We’ve got this stuff all over the place, under couch cushions, everywhere,” Dermody said. ”It’s pretty. It’s colorful. It looks like candy. She’s 5, so she should know better, but she does it anyway.”

Also frustrating to Dermody: the lack of guidance on how to dispose of the jewelry. The CSPC said to do it in an environmentally proper manner, but what does that mean?

Children’s Metal Jewelry Recalled by Colossal Jewelry & Accessories Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

November 21, 2007 by RecallAware · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Child, Jewelry, Toys 

The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

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Metal Jewelry Sold by Family Dollar Stores Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure to Children

November 21, 2007 by RecallAware · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Child, Jewelry, Toys 

The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

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Kmart `Lead Free’ Jewelry Contains Some, Is Removed From Stores

November 19, 2007 by RecallAware · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Jewelry 


Kmart `Lead Free’ Jewelry Contains Some, Is Removed From Stores

Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) — Kmart Corp. said it will remove all costume jewelry labeled as “lead free” and sold throughout the U.S. after some of the pieces were found to contain concentrations of the metal.

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