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Valentine Charm Bracelet by Dollarama

Starting date:
April 16, 2010
Posting date:
April 16, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002276

Affected products

Valentine Charm Bracelet by Dollarama

Product description

This recall involves a Valentine charm bracelet. The silver-coloured metallic bracelet has round metallic beads, red bead pendants, and heart-shaped pendants. The recalled bracelet can be identified by item number 07-0705273.

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada revealed that the recalled bracelet contains high levels of lead. Lead is very toxic to children even at low exposure levels. Children can ingest harmful amounts of lead when they chew, suck or swallow jewellery items containing lead.

Neither Health Canada nor Dollarama have received any reports of illness or injury to Canadians related to the use of this product.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Healthy Canadians' Lead and cadmium in children's jewllery.

Number sold

Approximately 6,288 of the recalled bracelets were sold at Dollarama stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from December 2007 to February 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Retailer
Dollarama Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-888-755-1006

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take these recalled bracelets away from children and dispose of it in their regular household garbage.

For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama Customer Service at 1-888-755-1006 (extension 1000).