Brown Cracks Down on the Sale of Jewelry Made of Highly Toxic Lead

Office of the Attorney General

OAKLAND - Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a consumer alert warning of a "serious health hazard" after he demanded that retail stores Rainbow and 5-7-9 remove from their shelves jewelry with parts containing as much as 97% lead, a potentially fatal health hazard, especially for young children.

"This jewelry represents a serious health hazard," Brown said, "and it is especially dangerous if a child gets a hold of it and puts it in his or her mouth. Some of these bangles are almost solid lead. The jewelry must be banished from retailers' shelves once and for all."

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