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Team Work Trading expands recall of children’s metal pendants due to risk of lead exposure

MEDIA RELEASE

recall-jewelry1WASHINGTON, 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.

Name of Product: Children’s Metal Pendants

Units: About 1,500 (an additional 1,500 pendants were previously recalled in September 2009)

Importer/Distributor/Retailer: Team Work Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled children’s pendants 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 eleven types of metal pendants sold with silver-colored chains. The pendants feature symbols from the following animations/cartoons: “Bleach,” “Death Note,” “Naruto” and “One Piece.”

Sold at: The Teamwork Trading Store in Los Angeles, Calif. and other toys stores and gift shops nationwide from November 2008 through March 2009 for between $3 and $4.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumer should immediately take the recalled pendants away from children and contact Team Work Trading to receive a full refund or replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Team Work Trading collect at (213) 680-4489 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

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For more images of recalled items see here: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/pr…

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.a…

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