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Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips

Starting date:
April 7, 2010
Posting date:
April 7, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002264

Affected products

Allreds Design Baby Bracelets and Pacifier Clips

Product description

This recall involves Allreds Design brand baby bracelets and pacifier clips. The bracelets are sold in the following range of sizes: 0-6 months, 1-4 years, and 4-8 years of age. The baby bracelets and pacifier clips have crystal and plastic beads in various colours with a metal clasp.

Hazard identified

The recalled bracelets and pacifier clip clasps contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Allreds Design received one report of a 10-month-old child in the United States with elevated lead levels.

Health Canada has not received any reports of illness or injury to Canadians related to the use of these products.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Healthy Canadians': Lead and cadmium in childdren's jewllery.

Number sold

Approximately 300 of the recalled bracelets and 50 pacifier clips were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2008 to February 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States of America.

Companies

Manufacturer
Allreds Design
doing business as Hidden Hollow Beads
Fort Duchesne
Utah
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take these recalled bracelets and pacifier clips away from children and contact Allreds Design for instructions on how to receive a replacement bracelet or pacifier clip.

For more information, consumers may contact Allreds Design at 1-866-695-3551 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site.