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Consumer product recall

Accessoires Rose Nanane recalls various children's jewellery items

Starting date:
March 10, 2014
Posting date:
March 10, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Jewellery
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Chemical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Various children's necklaces and bracelets from the Accessoires Rose Nanane collection that have the rectangular brand label

Product description

This recall involves necklaces from the children's collection measuring 12 inches (30 cm) to 13 inches (33 cm), strung on metal wire and having a rectangular metal tag (brand label) near the closure indicating the brand name "Accessoires Rose Nanane" on the front and "fabriqué à / Made in Montréal, Canada" on the back.

It also involves bracelets from the children's collection measuring 5 inches (13 cm) to 5.5 inches (14 cm), strung on metal wire and having a rectangular metal tag (brand label) near the closure indicating the brand name "Accessoires Rose Nanane" on the front and  fabriqué à / Made in Montréal, Canada" on the back.

It is important to note that no other products, such as those strung on elastic, are part of the recall.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the brand label on the recalled jewellery items contains lead in excess of the allowable limit. It also contains cadmium at levels in excess of Health Canada's recommended limits.

Under the Children's Jewellery Regulations of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, it is illegal to import, advertise or sell jewellery items that appeal primarily to children under 15 years of age and contain more than 600 mg/kg total lead.

Lead and cadmium are known to be very toxic metals, especially for children. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead and cadmium, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, serious brain injury, convulsions, coma, as well as effects related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.

Neither Health Canada nor Accessoires Rose Nanane has received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of these products.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead and cadmium exposure, visit the Government of Canada's website Lead and Cadmium in Children's Jewellery.

Number sold

Approximately 1,855 of the recalled units were sold at various retail stores and craft shows in Quebec.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2011 to January 24, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.


Accessoires Rose Nanane

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and contact Accessoires Rose Nanane directly to have the brand label removed.

Accessoires Rose Nanane can be reached by telephone at 1-514-524-6165 or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.