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2005-11-30 07:28:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 6 million children's metal necklaces and zipper pulls from Stravina Operating Co. are being recalled because of a lead poisoning risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. There have been no incidents or injuries reported with the products, but the jewelry contains high levels of accessible lead, the commission said. Lead is toxic if ingested by children and can cause ill health effects. The recalled necklaces are silver-colored...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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