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29,000 Children's Necklaces Recalled

December 13, 2006
The U.S. Toy Company has recalled 29,000 children's butterfly necklaces. The pendant on the necklace contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children.

The pendants are butterfly-shaped, painted various colors, and hang on a black cord. The necklaces are packaged on blue cardboard with images of butterflies and flowers and the words "Butterfly Necklaces" on the front. "Item #JA442" is printed on the back. They were sold at U.S. Toy Company retail stores, children's and small discount stores nationwide, and online at www.ustoy.com The necklaces may be returned the store where purchased for a full refund. To learn how to return necklaces purchased online or for more information, contact U.S. Toy Company at (800) 8320-0224 between 8:30 A.M. and 5 P.M. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.ustoy.com To view the full recall, including a photo, please visit: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07051.html

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