The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports of a recall involving American Girl Crafts™ Pearly Beads & Ribbon Bracelets kit. The surface coating on some of the beads contains excessive levels of lead.
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Recalled items were sold in the U.S. at Michaels Stores and other retailers nationwide from September 2009 through June 2011 for about $8. HSW confirmed with the distributor that recalled product may have been sold in Canada. Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately take the recalled kits and any finished bracelets made from the kits away from children and contact the company for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact EKSuccess Brands toll-free at (855) 535-2099 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT on Fridays or visit the firm's website at www.eksuccessbrands.com
HSW Comment: At the time of posting this Event, Health Canada had not issued any information about this recall. Because the recalled items may have been sold in Canada, we elected to post this information prior to any official notice from Health Canada. If additional information becomes available, we will update this Event. JA