Friday, October 26, 2007

RECALL:Dollar Tree Jewelry Due to Lead Paint Levels

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Greenbrier International Inc of Virginia, yesterday announced a voluntary recall about 200,000 Beary Cute, Expressions, and Sassy & Chic Children’s Metal Jewelry. The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. There were no reported injuries or incidents. This recall involves the Beary Cute, Expressions, and Sassy & Chic children’s jewelry with items number 855589, 873091, 873097, or 903950. The item number can be found on the reverse of the packaging. They were sold at Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks and Only $1 stores nationwide from December 2005 through July 2007 for $1 and manufactured in China.
Consumers should immediately take this jewelry away from children. Consumers should return the recalled jewelry to the store where purchased for a refund. For additional information, contact Dollar Tree Stores Inc. at 800-876-8077 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit

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