The following items have been recalled due to excessive lead content, which can prove toxic if sucked or chewed by children:
Impulse! & Co.
Skull Rings, 2 pieces, Style # 16069
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Charm chain anklet with blue butterfly, Style # 47081
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Necklace and ring set with pink butterfly, 2 pieces, Style # 18549
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Bead necklace with blue heart pendant, 2 pieces, Style # 18556
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Though neither Health Canada nor Deejay Jewellery Inc. has received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to the jewelry, when it tested it contained between 58% and 86% total lead which exceeds the legal limits.
Customers should immediately contact their municipality for instructions on how to safely dispose of the recalled items.
For more information, customers may contact Deejay Jewellery Inc. Customer Service at 1-888-382-4840, extension 217 or via email.
From February 2005 to December 2011, approximately 5,604 units of the recalled children's jewellery were sold at various stores across Canada.
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