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Archived - Mexx Kids' Jewellery and Purses

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

Affected products

Mexx Kids' Jewellery and Purses.

Product description

The following Mexx Kids products are being recalled:

Recalled Products
Description Item # # Units Sold Sold Since
Girl's chain necklace & bracelet CH682F, DH684F 1915 April 2007
Girl's beaded necklace & bracelet EH660F, DH658F 1584 April 2007
Boy's wooden beaded necklace EC663F 921 May 2007
Boy's wax cord necklace with pendants DC661F, EC664F, CC659F, AC650F 4250 January 2007
Girl's girl's chain necklace& bracelet BH654F, BH655F, BH701F, GH663F, GH683F 2855 July 2007
Girl's beaded necklace & bracelet BH680F, HH682F, HH664F, JH650F 3019 February 2007
Boy's wooden beaded necklace HC667F, MC657F 766 August 2007
Boy's wax cord necklace with pendants GC665F, JC655F 716 July 2007
Girl's wax cord necklace HH707F, GH662F 1154 July 2007
Boy's wooden beaded necklace JC656F 447 September 2007
Girl's corduroy fashion bag CH800F 736 March 2007
Girl's jeans fashion bag HH806F 509 August 2007

Hazard identified

The Mexx Kids products listed above are being recalled due to their lead content. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

No complaints or injuries have been reported to date.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit: Reduce your exposure to lead

Number sold

See table above.

Time period sold

See table above.


Mexx Canada Inc.
Liz Claiborne Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled items away from children.

Consumers may return the following recalled items to any Mexx store by August 15, 2008 for a full refund: girl's wax cord necklace (item# HH707F and GH662F); boy's wooden beaded necklace (item# JC656F); girl's corduroy fashion bag (item# CH800F); and girl's jeans fashion bag (item# HH806F).

Consumers may return the remaining items listed in the table above to any Mexx store by June 15, 2008 for a full refund.

Mexx will offer a $5 gift card to all consumers returning these items.

For additional inquiries, please call Mexx Customer Service at 1-800-565-6399.