Legal news for product liability attorneys. High levels of lead were found in Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips.
CPSC alerts product liability attorneys- Baby bracelets and pacifier clips were recalled for high levels of lead.
Fort Duchesne, UT—Allreds Designs, who does business as Hidden Hollow Beads, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) http://www.cpsc.gov/ are voluntarily recalling Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips due to excessive levels of lead. The CPSC announced the recall on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, which urges consumers to stop using the product immediately.
All Allreds Design brand baby bracelets and pacifier clips are included in this recall. The products reportedly contain high levels of lead, which is toxic and can cause adverse health effects if children ingest it. So far there has only been one report of injury, which involved a 10-month-old baby who was treated by a doctor for high levels of lead. The bracelets were sold in sizes 0-6 months, 1-4 years, and 4-8 years. Both the bracelets and pacifier clips have a crystal and plastic beads in various colors that is fastened with a metal clasp. The products were sold at resale stores and other consignment retailers across the U.S. from June 2008 through December 2008 for $5. All consumers are urged to remove the bracelets from children’s possession and contact Allreds Design to learn how to receive a replacement bracelet or pacifier clip.
For more information consumer can contact Allreds Design toll-free at (866) 695-3551 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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