May 10, 2006

Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry Recalled for Lead Poisoning Hazard

Name of Product: Juicy Couture Children’s Jewelry

Units: About 2,800

Manufacturer: Liz Claiborne Inc., of North Bergen, N.J.

Hazard: The recalled jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Description and Models: The recalled bracelets and necklaces are gold or silver with charms. The charms include a yellow painted metal shirt with “Viva La Juicy” printed on the front, a cheerleader’s megaphone with the word “Juicy,” a green heart with “Juicy Couture,” a black dog, the letter “J,” and a purple flower. The jewelry is sold in a pink box with “Juicy Couture” and “Made with Love G&P” printed on the top. Style numbers YJRU0722, YJRU0723, YJR0724 and YJRU0538 are included in this recall. The style number is printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the pink jewelry box.

Sold at: Department stores nationwide from September 2005 through April 2006 for about $95.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewelry away from children and return it to the place where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (866) 879-7877 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, seven days a week, or visit the firm’s Web site at