Wednesday, May 2, 2007

RECALL: Necklaces Due To Lead Hazard

Oriental Trading Company Inc. is recalling 132,000 children's necklaces due to lead hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the company above, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The children's religious fish necklaces recalled children’s necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. There were no reports of incidents or injuries. The recalled necklaces have a silver fish pendant that hangs from a black cord. They were sold exclusively at Oriental Trading Company Web site and catalog from January 2005 through January 2007 for about 70 cents.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled necklaces away from children and discard it and contact Oriental Trading Company Inc. for information on how to receive a full refund or credit. For additional information, contact Oriental Trading Company Inc. at 800-723-6155 anytime or visit

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