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More China Made Products Recalled as Toxic

November 21, 2007

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued another batch of lead paint-related recalls of Chinese-made children’s products on Wednesday, including metal jewelry sold by discount retailers Family Dollar Stores and Big Lots Inc, and school supplies.

About 205,000 units of recalled jewelry were sold at Family Dollar stores from January 2003 through August 2007 under the Rachel Rose and Distinctly Basics brands, CPSC said in a statement.

Also recalled were about 43,000 Sparkle City charm bracelets and tack pin sets sold at Big Lots stores from August 2005 through April 2007 for about $1, the agency said.

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