Recalls: metal pendants, hooded sweat shirts

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Posted: Nov 25, 2009 11:54 AM

The following recalls have been announced:

_About 1,500 children's metal pendants, made in China and imported by Team Work Trading of Los Angeles, because the pendants contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if young children ingest it. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The recall involves eleven types of metal pendants sold with silver-colored chains. The pendants feature symbols from animations. They were sold at the Teamwork Trading Store in Los Angeles and other toys stores and gift shops nationwide from November 2008 through March 2009. Details: by Web at http://www.cpsc.gov.

_About 3,700 girl's hooded sweat shirts, made in China by Allura Imports Inc. of New York, because the sweat shirts have drawstrings through the hoods, posing a strangulation hazard to children. No incidents or injuries have been reported. The girl's hooded sweat shirts are velour with a zip front. They were sold as part of a two-piece set. "Major Diva" is printed on the front of the sweat shirts. "2b REAL" is printed inside on the clothing's tag. The items were sold in hot pink, light pink, ivory and khaki. Burlington Coat Factory stores nationwide sold the sweat shirts from October 2008 through July 2009. Details: by phone at 800-695-4510; on the Web at http://www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com or http://www.cpsc.gov.