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Archived – Mexx Kids brand shoes and sunglasses

Starting date:
February 1, 2008
Posting date:
February 1, 2008
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Mexx Kids brand shoes and sunglasses

Product description

Boy's trekker shoe, #J1824F

Mini boy's trekker shoe (soft sole), #J1825F

Mini girl's shoe, #C1815F

Sunglasses, #CC925F

Hazard identified

Mexx Kids items are being recalled due to their lead content. No complaints or injuries have been reported to date.

Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit the following Healthy Canadians page: Reduce your exposure to lead.

Number sold

Boy's trekker shoe, #J1824F: 561 units

Mini boy's trekker shoe (soft sole), #J1825F: 442 units

Mini girl's shoe, #C1815F: 752 units

Sunglasses, #CC925F: 1,339 units

Time period sold

Boy's trekker shoe, #J1824F: September-October 2007

Mini boy's trekker shoe (soft sole), #J1825F: September-October 2007

Mini girl's shoe, #C1815F: March-October 2007

Sunglasses, #CC925F: March-October 2007


Liz Claiborne Inc.
Mexx Canada Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers are advised to discontinue use of these recalled items.

Customers may return these items to any Mexx store for a full refund by May 31, 2008.

Mexx will offer a $20 gift card to all customers returning these items.

If you have any questions, please call customer service at 1-800-565-6399.

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