Children’s Bracelets Recalled by Chandigarh Fashion Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 3, 2010.  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: Children’s Bangles

Units: About 1,200

Importer: Chandigarh Fashion Inc., of Flushing, N.Y.

Hazard: The surface coating on the bracelets contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves children’s bangle bracelets. The bracelets which were sold in packets of 24, are gold with stripes of either red, maroon, black, orange or green.

Sold at: Chandigarh Fashion stores in Flushing, N.Y. and Sonia Selections stores in Chicago, Ill. from May 2007 through August 2008 for about $2.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets from children and return the bracelets to the store where purchased for a full refund.