WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: WeGlow Children's Metal Jewelry
Units: About 110,000
Importer: WeGlow International, of Virginia Beach, Va.
Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains 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 WeGlow children's flashing rings. The character-themed rings were sold in Shrek the Third® and Spiderman 3® designs. The rings have item number 920422 printed on back of the packaging.
Sold exclusively at: Dollar Tree, Dollar Bill$, Dollar Express, Greenbacks and Only $1 stores nationwide from December 2005 through August 2007 for $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take this jewelry away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact WeGlow toll-free at (866) 934-5692 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.weglow.com