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Safety Alert

SalesOne Recalls Light Up Ear Plug Jewelry Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Spencer Gifts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Light up ear plug jewelry

Hazard: Battery acid can leak from ear plug jewelry's battery, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: SalesOne toll-free at 866-507-2537 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at Salesone.org and click on "SalesOne Recalls" at the top of the homepage for more information.

Units: About 8,400

Description: This recall involves ear plug jewelry that is designed to be inserted into a pierced ear lobe and used to stretch the piercing in the ear lobe. The ear plug jewelry contains a coin-cell battery that lights up a decorative pattern. The ear plugs have a diamond logo on the front and come in the colors black/white and black/red. They were sold in sizes 00, 0, ½, 5/8, 7/16 and 9/16.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of burn injuries to consumers when battery acid leaked out of the ear plug jewelry.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled ear plug jewelry and contact SalesOne for a full refund or replacement ear plug that does not contain a battery and does not light up.

Sold exclusively at: Spencer Gifts stores nationwide from November 2014 through February 2015 for about $20.

Importer: SalesOne International, of Norwalk, Conn.

Manufactured in: China