Monday, November 30, 2009

Team Work Trading Expands Recall of Children's Metal Pendants Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

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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