News tagged with jewelry

Wal-Mart pulls Miley Cyrus jewelry over cadmium

(AP) -- Wal-Mart said Wednesday it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests performed for The Associated Press found the jewelry contained high levels ...

May 20, 2010
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APNewsBreak: More kids' jewelry recalls in works

(AP) -- Federal regulators are expanding their investigation into children's jewelry that contains the toxic metal cadmium, promising that a recall announced Monday of "Best Friends" charm bracelets will ...

May 10, 2010
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Medical ID bracelets go glam to save lives

You can have a brilliant idea -- roller skates for cats, for example -- but if the public doesn't buy into it, the idea is worthless. Take medical alert jewelry.

Mar 11, 2010
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NY senator calls for cadmium ban in kids' jewelry

(AP) -- Reports of high cadmium content in children's jewelry imported from China have prompted a senior U.S. senator to press for legislation that would ban the toxic heavy metal as a hazardous substance ...

Jan 13, 2010
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US agency goes after cadmium in children's jewelry

(AP) -- Federal and state watchdogs opened a new front Monday in the campaign to keep poisons out of Chinese imports, launching inquiries into high levels of cadmium in children's jewelry while Walmart pulled ...

Jan 12, 2010
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Toxic metal in kids' jewelry from China

(AP) -- Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny ...

Jan 10, 2010
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