Cadmium Jewelry Recall – 137K Tween Pieces
Another big recall has been announced for jewerly sold at two stores popular with pre-teen girls. About 137,000 pieces of children’s jewelry sold at Justice and Limited Too have been recalled for high levels of the toxic metal cadmium. The voluntary recall was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and involves 19 different styles of necklaces, bracelets and earrings distributed by Tween Brands.
This is the sixth recall of cadmium products since early June.
Styles and shapes of the jewelry include hearts, heart locks, butterflies, cupcakes, peace signs and crowns. Some jewelry contains the words “Best,” “Friends” or “Forever” and/or “BFF.” The recall only includes items purchased at Justice and Limited Too stores and online at www.shopjustice.com from November 2008 through February 2010 for between $7 and $16.
Consumers ared asked to immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to any Justice or Limited Too store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Tween Brands at (800) 934-4497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s web site at www.shopjustice.com.