CPSC, Riviera Trading Inc. Announce Recall of Children's Costume Bracelets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2005
Release # 05-082
Riviera Recall Hotline: (800) 524-0110 ext 1302
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

CPSC, Riviera Trading Inc. Announce Recall of Children's Costume Bracelets

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Metallic costume bracelets

Units: About 7,100

Manufacturer: Riviera Trading Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The bracelets contain high levels of lead and pose a lead poisoning hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled bracelets have heart, oval, and rectangular shaped charms that have the phrases; "I like sports," "I like movies," "I like shopping" and "I like music" printed on them. The bracelet also contains various colored plastic trinkets.

Sold at: Belk, Bloomingdales, Carson Pirie Scott, Kohl's, Parisians and Proffitts Department stores nationwide from October 2003 through November 2004 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these bracelets away from young children and contact the company to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Riviera toll-free at (800) 524-0110 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's Web site at www.rivieratrading.com

Picture of Recalled Children's Costume Bracelets