Lead Prompts Recall Of Children's Necklaces, Earrings, And Rings

Kmart and Big Lots! are voluntarily recalling 121,000 necklaces, earrings, and rings that contain lead. This stunning announcement is sure to devastate Valentine sweethearts in pre-schools across the nation.

Big Lots! is recalling 115,000 “Claudia Jublot” rings for containing high levels of lead.

    “The recalled rings are silver in color with red paint and a simulated diamond cluster on the top. The ring’s packaging is a yellow card with “Claudia Jublot” printed on the front and UPC # “1524100121266045″ on the back.”

The rings were sold from October 2004 through January 2006 for $3. Call the Lari Jewelry Co. at (866) 524-0024 for more information.

Kidsite%E2%80%9D%20Necklace%20and%20Earring%20Sets1.jpgKmart is recalling 6,000 “Kidsite” Necklace and Earring Sets,” also for containing lead.

    “The children’s necklace and earring sets have birthstones made of plastic gemstones in various colors. The pendants on the necklaces are shaped like flowers on a silver-colored chain. The matching pierced earrings have round birthstones. The month of the birthstone and “Kidsite” are printed on the front of the products’ packaging. Kmart is printed on the back.”

The sets were sold from October 2001 through December 2006 for $5. Return the lead jewelry to Kmart and receive “one of three free children’s jewelry sets.”

Who out there keeps thinking lead plus children equals anything but a CPSC recall? — CAREY GREENBERG-BERGER

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  1. dancing_bear says:

    This reminds me of the Old SNL/Dan Aykroyd skits, where he was selling the kids bags of broken glass and other dangerous novelties. It is just shameful.