About Rhode Island Novelty Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces

Recall Date: 9/26/2007

Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces Recalled By Rhode Island Novelty Due to Risk of Lead Exposure NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2007 Release #07-313 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 528-5599 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces Recalled By Rhode Island Novelty 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Children’s Spinning Wheel-Metal Necklaces Units: About 850 Manufacturer: Rhode Island Novelty, of Cumberland, R.I. Hazard: The clasp on the necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves 30”-inch-long link necklaces with a spinning wheel pendant. The wheel pendant, designed to resemble car’s spinning tire rim, has rhinestones attached to the front, a silver base and measures 2 ¾-inches in diameter. The item has a clear plastic hang tag with a UPC code of 0 97138 68502 5. Sold at: Family entertainment centers, redemption centers, and small discount stores nationwide and at www.rinovelty.com from November 2006 through May 2007 for about $2. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to the store where purchased or to Rhode Island Novelty for a free replacement jewelry item. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rhode Island Novelty at (800) 528-5599 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.rinovelty.com

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Manufacturers

  • Rhode Island Novelty

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 1900

UPCs

  • 097138685025

Hazards

  • Lead

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2007/Childrens-Spinning-Wheel-Metal-Necklaces-Recalled-By-Rhode-Island-Novelty-Due-to-Risk-of-Lead-Exposure