Lip Gloss Keychains Sold At Major Drugstores Recalled




The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Lip Gloss Keychains

Units: About 75,000

Importer: Markwins Beauty Products, of City of Industry, Calif.

Hazard: The metal clasp attached to the keychain contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves lip gloss with a metal clasp keychain attached to the cap by a chain. Markings on the lip gloss container read, “Lip Gloss,” “Brillant á lèvres,” “Fantasy Makers®” and “from the creators of Wet n Wild.”

Sold at: Rite Aid, Kmart, Fred Meyer and Wal-Mart Stores nationwide during October 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled lip gloss away from children and contact Markwins Beauty Products for a refund or exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Markwins Beauty Products at (800) 626-8878 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.markwins.com