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Charms in Toy Jewelry Sets are Recalled Due to Violating the Lead Standard

About 252,000 Tiny Tink and Friends children's toy jewelry sets have been recalled. A cylindrical metal connector on a charm can contain levels of total lead in excess of 300 ppm, which is prohibited under federal law. No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves charms sold with the Tiny Tink and Friends toy jewelry sets. The charm is attached to a cord using a metal ring and cylinder and included with the sets as a separate accessory that children can attach to the toy necklace, bracelet or key chain. The toy jewelry sets containing the charm accessory were sold in a variety of styles:

Item #:  UPC #:                Description:
74634   0 43377 74634 8   Tinker Bell's Lil' Tinker Bracelet
74641   0 43377 74641 6   Tinker Bell's Lil' Tinker Bracelet
74631   0 43377 74631 7   Rosetta's Rosebud Key Chain
74632   0 43377 74632 4   Silvermist's Water Lily Necklace

Charms that have plastic tabs instead of metal rings and cylinders are not included in this recall.

The recalled jewelry sets were sold at retailers nationwide from November 2008 through November 2009 for between $6 and $8.

Consumers should immediately take the charm and cord away from children, discard the items, and contact Playmates Toys for a replacement charm accessory.

For additional information, contact Playmates toys at (888) 810-1133 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.playmatestoys.com.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10131.html.

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