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Lead Recalls > Youth Tiara Recalled by Wilton Industries Due to Lead Exposure Hazard

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2010
Release #10-279
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 593-7866
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Youth Tiara Recalled by Wilton Industries Due to Lead Exposure Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Children's Tiara

Units: About 7,300

Importer: Wilton Industries Inc. of Woodridge, Ill.

Hazard: The tiara contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves the Wilton® Youth Tiara with a SKU number of 120-228. The SKU number is located on the back of the package in the lower right corner. The tiara is silver-colored with clear crystals.

Sold at: Party City, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Ben Franklin Stores, Amazon.com, and other retailers nationwide from June 2009 through April 2010 for about $13

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled tiaras away from children and contact Wilton Industries for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Wilton Industries at (800) 593-7866 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT Fridays or visit the firm's website at www.wilton.com


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