Two nationwide retailers have agreed to stop selling lead-laden children’s jewelry that investigators have found on store shelves, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
Big Lots Inc., a discount retailer, and Michaels Stores Inc., a major crafts store, will immediately discontinue sales of the jewelry at its stores across the country.
Other regional retailers including Pure Allure of Oceanside, Calif., and BuckWholesale.com of Tucker, Ga. DollarDays of Scottsdale, Ariz., [is] also settling investigations with Cuomo and taking the lead jewelry off their shelves.
Several companies are paying fines.
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