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Importer: Buy-Rite Designs Inc., of Freehold, NJ
Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled charm bracelets have silver-colored star and butterfly charms, and clear and pink beads that hang from a silver-colored chain. The tack pins are silver butterflies or stars with clear and pink beads.
Sold at: Big Lots stores nationwide from August 2005 through April 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a full refund. If unable to return it to the stores, contact Buy-Rite for information on how to receive a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Buy-Rite at (888) 777-7952 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.buyriteinc.com
Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the New York State Attorney General's Office.