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Mood Bracelet

Starting date:
February 1, 2009
Posting date:
February 1, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories, Jewellery
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001923

Affected products

Mood Bracelet

Product description

This recall involves mood bracelets by Butterfly Fashion Trading. The bracelet is metallic and has multi-coloured dolphins linked together.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada has revealed that the recalled bracelet contains lead in excess of the allowable limit. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Health Canada has not received any reports of illness or incidents related to the use of these bracelets.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Health Canada's Web page Healthy Living: Lead and Human Health

Number sold

Approximately 48 units of the recalled bracelets were distributed in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled bracelets were distributed from January 2008 to January 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Butterfly Fashions Trading
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets away from children and dispose of them in regular household garbage.