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Mars Retail Group Recalls M&M’S-Branded Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard - posted 9.1.16

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a recall for M&M-branded jewelry. Recalled items include earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces sold between May 2015 and July 2016. Jewelry items included in the recall have the M&M’S logo “M” as a charm or other feature.

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Wel-Bilt Brand Little Digger Toy Recall Due to Excessive Levels of Lead in the Red Paint on Toy's Frame - posted 10.7.15

The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall for the Little Digger Toy which was found to have excessive levels of lead in the red paint on the toy's frame.

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Imagine Nation Books Pink Giraffe Purse Recall Due to Elevated Level of Lead - posted 10.7.15

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled the Imagine Nation Books Pink Giraffe Animal Purse due to an excessive level of lead that was found in the red paint on the zipper, violating the federal lead paint standard. The purse looks like a pink stuffed animal giraffe with brown spots and brown feet and a red zipper down the center of the back. No other color combinations are included in this recall.

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U.S Boiler and New Yorker Boiler Recall Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Two boiler manufacturers, U.S. Boiler and New Yorker Boiler have recalled certain home heating boiler units due to a hazard in which the air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide.

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Click here for more information about the  recalled New Yorker Boiler units.

To help keep everyone in your household safe from carbon monoxide poisoning, make sure you have working CO detectors in your home. Test your CO detectors often. Batteries should be changed every six months and the detectors should be replaced about every five years. Visit our CO Poisoning page for more tips and information.


Leisure Ways® Brand Ladybug Kids Outdoor Furniture Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard-posted 8.9.13

On July 31, 2013, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall of the Leisure Ways® Brands Kids Outdoor Furniture manufactured in China and imported by Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla. The red surface paint on the furniture contains
excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard. This recall involves red ladybug-themed kids’ metal-framed outdoor furniture sold under the Leisure Ways brand. The recalled items have large ladybug images on the fabric and include a camp chair, folding chair, moon chair, double-seat swing chair and patio set that includes two chairs, a table and an umbrella. A tracking label sewn into the seat of each chair includes the
production date “December/2012” and the words, “Distributed by: Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc.” Approximately 14,000 units are involved in the recall.

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Sleepharmony Pink Youth Beds Recalled Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard-posted 8.9.13

On August 6, 2013, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall of the Sleepharmony Metal Youth Beds in pink manufactured in China imported by Glideaway Bed Carriage Manufacturing Company, of St. Louis, Mo. The surface paint on the pink-colored youth beds contains levels of lead that exceed the limits allowed by law. The items involved in the recall are the pink-colored twin-size, metal beds with three pink heart-shaped designs on both the footboard and headboard. The beds come with an assortment of stickers that can be applied to the heart shape design. The model number for the pink beds is #MB-YPT-R1 and can be found on the box and the instruction sheet that came with the bed. The manufacture date code is located on a yellow label affixed to the inside of the metal side rail and appears as MFG: year/month/day: “MFG: 2013/01/25.” The recalled beds were manufactured between December 2011 and May 2013. Black and white models are not part of the recall. Mattresses are not part of the recall. Approximately 1,850 units are involved in the recall.

Click here for more information from the CT Department of Public Health.