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La Femme NY Inc. Recalls Children’s Necklace and Earring Sets





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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2007
Release #08-092

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 667-5369
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


La Femme NY Inc. Recalls Children’s Necklace and Earring Sets Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: La Femme NY Children’s Necklace and Earring Sets

Units: 4,500

Manufacturer: La Femme NY 2 Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

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 necklace and earring sets have a silver metal chain and a round pendant with a light blue jewel and three jeweled dangling charms.

Sold at: Various dollar stores nationwide from October 2005 to April 2007 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using this product immediately and return it to the store where it was purchased to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact La Femme NY 2 Inc. at (866) 667-5369 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.lafemmeny.com or e-mail the firm at corp@lafemmeny.net

Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

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