Children’s toy jewelry kit recalled due to high levels of lead

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TAMPA (WFLA) — The Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations toy jewelry kit is being recalled after the Consumer Product Safety Commission found the “Slider Bracelet” contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

About 175,000 units have been recalled. The kits were sold at retailers, including Target, Kmart, Toys R Us and Walmart.

This recall involves two models of LaRose’s Jewelz Gem Creations jewelry making kit and one refill product. The UPC code is printed on the outside of the product box and on the bottom of the “Gem Machine.” The UPC codes are the following: UPC #884920174504, UPC #884920174849, UPC #884920466340.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Kmart, Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30. Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets from August 2015 through April 2016 for $10. Target stores sold the My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30.

Consumers should immediately take these recalled products away from children and contact LaRose for instructions to receive a full refund.

LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4693 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@laroseindustries.com or online at http://www.laroseindustries.com and click on the Recall tab more information.

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