Health Department Testing Reveals Children’s Jewelry Item With Excess Lead Found For Sale At Local Store
Monday Nov 24th, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) has issued a violation notice to a city business where a children’s jewelry item was found to be for sale with a lead level more than five times above permissible levels of 100 parts per million (ppm). The Consumer Product Safety Commission has also been alerted.
Item: Kids Collection Pearl Necklace with Rhinestone Charm and Pearl Earrings
Total Lead Content: 540 ppm (clasp was tested)
Store: Tiffany Hair & Gift, 3420 Annapolis Road
Selling Price: $1.50
Please see the news release for additional information.