Health Canada reports of a recall involving the Princess The White Collection Velvet Necklace with Heart Rhinestone Pendant. Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled piece of jewellery contains lead in excess of the allowable limit. In laboratory testing, the metal heart was found to be composed of 50% total lead which is far in excess of legal limits.
Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. See Hazard Details tabfor more information.
Recalled necklaces were sold at various dollar and discount stores across Canada from May 2007 to December 2011.
Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and dispose of them. Consumers are asked to contact their municipality for instructions on disposing items containing lead. For more information, consumers may contact Customer Service, CTG Brands Inc. at 1-905-761-3330.