Tuesday, July 15, 2008

“Faded Glory” Lip Gloss, Locket, and Bracelet Sets Recalled By F.A.F. Inc.

July 10, 2008
Release #08-329

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 949-3311
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

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

Units: 30,000

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:

ItemModel NumberUPC
Frog Set6709-425072783357703
Monkey Set6709-425172783357704
Cat Set6709-425272783357705

“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

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