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Category Press Release
Publish Date 4/15/2024
Author Paul Cochrane
Title Bracelets Sold as Part of Jewelry Gift Sets Recalled Due to Heavy Metal Exposure Concerns
Introduction EMSL Analytical offers consumer product testing for lead, cadmium and other regulated substances to safeguard the public and to help companies comply with health and safety regulations to avoid costly product recalls.

Cinnaminson, New Jersey, April 15, 2024

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced that a bracelet sold as part of a jewelry set has been recalled due to high levels of lead and cadmium. The bracelets were manufactured in China and were sold in stores and from online retailers in the United States from August of 2023 to January of this year.

According to the CPSC recall notice:

The clasp on the braided black bracelet sold as part of the gift set contains high levels of lead and cadmium. Lead and cadmium are toxic and can cause adverse health effects in children.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled bracelet in the gift set, dispose of it in the trash and contact the website or store where purchased for a full refund of the gift set’s purchase price.

“In recent years, much of the jewelry containing elevated levels of lead or cadmium has been imported from countries lacking strict laws or enforcement regarding the use of these metals,” said Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “Businesses that manufacture, import, distribute and retail products made overseas need to be aware of the potential risk of heavy metals in these goods. These same companies can turn to the experts at EMSL Analytical for answers to lead and cadmium questions. We offer product testing services to protect consumers and to help industry identify hazards before products reach consumers. These resources can also be essential for preventing costly recalls and potential litigation against companies linked to products with elevated levels of toxic heavy metals.”

To learn more about cadmium, lead or other consumer product testing services, please visit www.EMSL.com, call (800) 220-3675 or email info@EMSL.com.

 

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical is one of the leading testing laboratories with locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOCs, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.




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