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Recall Wednesday – Charms, Craft Kits, Lawn Mower, Lip Gloss & Bench Scale Adapter

Just 5 product this week! Please review the photos and details on the recalled items.

All the info below comes directly drom the listserv email notification I received.

Name of Product: Children’s Necklaces with Ballet Shoes Charms
Hazard: Solder on the charm of the necklace may contain high levels of lead, which if ingested by young children can cause adverse health effects.
Description: The recalled necklace has a silver-colored chain with a silver-colored charm consisting of a pair of ballet shoes and a bow. The necklace was provided with the purchase of a children’s book entitled, The Magical Ballet Slippers (alternatively titled Ballerina’s Magical Shoes), ISBN 1405411449, published by Parragon Books, Ltd. UPC 9781405411448 is printed on the back of the book. Spanish  version, Las zapatillas magicas de la bailarina ISBN 1405448385; UPC 9781405448383. French version, Les petits chaussons magiques ISBN 1405449527; UPC 9781405449526.
Sold at: Retail chains and independent bookstores nationwide from January 2003 through June 2008 for about $7.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08326.html
Name of Product: Children’s Charm Craft Kits
Hazard: The clasp in the charm craft kits contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: This recall involves “Super Dooper Charms” (item #63403) and “Shoelace Charms” (item #67310) children’s charm craft kits. The craft kits contain components (i.e., charms, beads, wire, clasps) to assemble necklaces, jewelry accessories, or charms that can be hooked on shoelaces, backpacks, or used as zipper pulls. The item number can be found on the back of the package.
Sold through: Various retailers nationwide from July 2007 through April 2008 for about $17 for the “Super Dooper Charms” kit and $6 for the “Shoelace Charms” kit.
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08327.html
Name of Product: Honda Lawn Mowers
Hazard: The lawn mower’s rear shield can break off allowing debris to be thrown toward the operator, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves HRX walk-behind lawn mowers with model numbers HRX217(K)2HXA and HRX217(K)2HMA. The model and serial number are printed on a label located on the upper rear of the mower deck. Serial numbers included in the recall are MAGA-1500001 through 1520532. The recalled lawn mowers are red with “HONDA” written on the bag.
Sold by: Authorized American Honda Motor Corp. dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2007 to June 2008 for about $900.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08328.html

Name of Product: “Faded Glory” Lip Gloss, Locket, and Bracelet Sets
Hazard: The lobster claw clasp on the bracelet contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: The recalled three-piece sets contain a rectangle-shaped lip gloss container, a heart-shaped locket necklace, and a charm bracelet. The following models are included in the recall:Item Model Number UPCFrog Set 6709-4250 72783357703Monkey Set 6709-4251 72783357704Cat Set 6709-4252 72783357705″Faded Glory”, the model number, and UPC are printed on the product’s hangtag.
Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from May 2008 through June 2008 for about $6.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08329.html

Name of Product: Bench Scale Adapters

 Hazard: The recalled bench scale adapters can smoke, catch fire and melt, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Description: The recalled bench adapters are silver colored. “MINI CHARGER” is printed on the back of the adapter. When plugged in a red light shines through a blue plastic piece on the outer side of the adapter. “AC Adapter” is printed on a white label on the inner side. The adapters are used with bench scale model AMW-13, AMW-1000, AMW-2000, and AMW-500i.
Sold at: Online at http://www.americanweigh.com/, http://www.gramscales.com/, http://www.kitchenscales.com/, and http://www.postalscales.com/ and through American Weigh Scales distributors from February 2008 through March 2008 for about $10.

To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08330.html

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