|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
July 10, 2008
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 949-3311
Lip Gloss and Jewelry Sets Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart Recalled by F.A.F. Inc. Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
WASHINGTON, 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: “Faded Glory” Lip Gloss, Locket, and Bracelet Sets
Importer: F.A.F. Inc., of Greenville, R.I.
Distributer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Hazard: The lobster claw clasp on the bracelet contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested and can cause adverse health effects.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
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:
“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.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the bracelet away from children and return the set to any Wal-Mart store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact F.A.F. Inc. at (800) 949-3311 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.faf.com