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Bonne Bell recalls cosmetics bags

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces voluntary recall of Bonne Bell children's cosmetics accessory bags due to lead exposure risk, commission says Aug. 29. Metal clasps on bag's handle contain excessive amounts of lead and could pose risk of adverse health effects to children who play with the item, the commission says. Company notes that there have been no reports of injuries related to the bag and that cosmetics included in the bags are safe and not included in the recall. Bags from Smackers Sweet Treats, Sparkle & Shine and Glam It Up collections, as well as Bonnebell Natural Neutrals, Pretty Pinks, Fresh Pinks and Glamorous Neutrals collections, are affected, for a total of about 945,000 units. Consumers are advised to take bag away from children and contact Bonne Bell for a replacement bag. "The Bonne Bell Company solemnly regrets any inconvenience and apologizes for any concern caused by this product recall. The Company hopes that its consumers will continue to enjoy Smackers and Bonnie Bell products with confidence," firm says in statement to "The Rose Sheet.
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