U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall

 

Recall Date: June 2, 2016

Recall Number: 16-186

LaRose Industries Recalls Cra-Z-Jewelz Ultimate Gem  Jewelry Machine Due to Violation of Lead Standard

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations

 

Hazard: The “Slider Bracelet” in the jewelry making kit contains high levels of lead.  Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

 

Remedy:  Refund

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

Consumer Contact:  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 www.laroseindustries.com and click on the Recall tab more information.

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 175,000

Description: 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.”

                       

Product Name

Item# – UPC Code

Purpose

Sold at

Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine

UPC #884920174504

Jewelry Making Kit

Retailers, including Kmart, Toys R Us and Walmart

Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets

UPC #884920174849

Refill Components for the Jewelry Making Kit

Retailers, including Toys R Us and Walmart

My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine

UPC #884920466340

Jewelry Making Kit

Target

 

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

 

Sold at: 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.

 

Importer/Distributor: LaRose Industries, of Randolph, N.J. and Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.  

 

Manufactured in: China

Photos

Photo 1: Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine (UPC #884920174504)

Photo 2: My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine (UPC #884920466340)

Photo 3: Shimmer N’ Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets (UPC #884920174849)

 

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