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Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 231-6083
Importer: GeoCentral, of Napa, Calif.
Hazard: The metal clasp on the necklace 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 necklaces consist of a multi-colored butterfly pendant on a multi-colored seed bead 16-inch necklace. The product's packaging includes a white hang card with "GeoJewelry" printed on the front underneath "GeoCentral."
Sold at: Souvenir and gift stores nationwide from January 2006 through May 2007 for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return them to store where purchased for a full refund or contact GeoCentral for information on how to obtain a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact GeoCentral at (800) 231-6083 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.geocentral.com