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Recall of children's jewelry craft kits for lead exposure
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May '09
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Abalone and Venetian Carnevale Necklace Craft Kits

Units: About 2,900 in the United States and 36 in Canada

Importer: Action Products International Inc, of Ocala, Fla.

Hazard: The lobster clasps in both craft kits contain high levels of lead. The Abalone Necklace's pendant also contains high levels of lead. Lead can be toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes the children's jewelry craft kits “Abalone Necklace” (item No.67117) and “Venetian Carnevale Necklace” (item No.67118). Both kits contain components to assemble necklaces including charms, beads, wire and clasps. The kit's name, model number, and “Curiosity Kits” are printed on the product's packaging.

Sold at: Various retailers in the U.S. and Canada from June 2007 through April 2009.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled children's craft necklaces away from children and contact Action Products International to arrange for the necklace's return and to receive a free replacement. Shipping will be free for consumer returns.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


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