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Kindred Spirits Wholesale recalls 2 oz collage shot glasses
- Starting date:
- April 1, 2014
- Posting date:
- April 1, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Collage Shot Glasses imported by Kindred Spirits Wholesale
This recall involves four styles of shot glasses imported and distributed by Kindred Spirits Wholesale. The shot glasses are 2 Oz in size and contain a collage of images from various outdoor scenes.
|Product Description||Item Number|
|Prince Edward Island||75039|
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled products contain lead and cadmium in excess of the allowable limits. These products were tested and determined to be non-compliant with the Glazed Ceramics and Glassware Regulations (GCGR) requirements for heavy metals.
Lead and cadmium are known to be very toxic metals, especially for children. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead and cadmium, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, serious brain injury, convulsions, coma, as well as effects related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.
Neither Health Canada nor Kindred Spirits Wholesale has received reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of these products.
For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit the Healthy Canadians page called Reduce your exposure to lead. Consumers may also visit Health Canada's Glazed Ceramics and Glassware Regulations - Dealer Information for information regarding the heavy metals in glazes.
Approximately 616 of the recalled shot glasses were sold at various retailers in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from August 2013 to March 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Kindred Spirits Wholesale
Prince Edward Island
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Kindred Spirits Wholesale for a refund.
For additional information, consumers may contact Kindred Spirits Wholesale at 1-800-665-2663 between 8:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m AST Monday through Friday, or by email.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.