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Garage Beaded String Bracelet and Antique Silver Bracelet

Starting date:
March 29, 2010
Posting date:
March 29, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002260

Affected products

Garage Beaded String Bracelet and Antique Silver Bracelet

Product description

This recall involves two styles of bracelets, one a string bracelet and the other an antique silver bracelet. These were sold under the brand name "Garage" and distributed by Groupe Dynamite Inc.

The string bracelets come with square beads and can be identified by the style number 54-9748 and the following three SKU numbers: 7316410 (colour 250 Mystery Blue), 7316510 (colour 420 Pop rock pink), 7316310 (colour 000 Black).

The Antique silver bracelet comes with a silver key and a white textile rose and can be identified by the style number 56-9992 and the SKU number 7372010.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that these pieces of jewellery contain lead in excess of the allowable limit. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Neither Health Canada nor Groupe Dynamite Inc 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 Healthy Canadians' Lead and cadmium in children's jewllery.

Number sold

Approximately 4,067 of the string bracelets and 140 of the antique silver bracelets were sold by all Garage stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2009 to February 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured by Betawin Enterprises Limited in China.

Companies

Importer
Groupe Dynamite Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-514-733-3962
Manufacturer
Betawin Enterprises Limited
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pieces of jewellery away from children and return the products to any Garage store for an exchange or a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Groupe Dynamite Inc at 1-514-733-3962 (extension 726).