‘American Girl’ Children’s Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning HazardApril 02, 06
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and American Girl, a division of Mattel, said consumers should stop using recalled products immediately, unless otherwise instructed.
So far no cases of poisoning have been reported.
The recalled jewelry includes American Girl necklaces, bracelets, earrings and hair accessories for girls. The recall does not include jewelry for American Girl dolls. The jewelry packaging features a red and white cardboard backing with “American Girl” and “Made in
The items were sold at Only American Girl Place in Chicago and New York, and the American Girl Outlet in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from May 1999 through February 2006 for between $8 and $12. American Girl jewelry sold through its catalog or website is not included in the recall.
In a release consumers were told that they should immediately take recalled jewelry away from children and return the items to the company for a full refund.