Be Teens Unicorn Jewellery recalled due to lead in excess of allowable limits
Immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and contact the retailer for a refund.
This recall involves Be Teens Unicorn Jewellery kit containing various coloured charms, gold charms, pompoms, chains, clasps, thread, tassel and beads. UPC 3700802103271 and lot number 10-05-2020 can be found on the product packaging.
The recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits, posing a chemical hazard.
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 90 mg/kg total lead.
Lead and cadmium are highly toxic, especially to 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.
For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure and cadmium exposure, visit the Government of Canada’s website page Lead and cadmium in children's jewellery.
As of July 19th, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and contact the retailer for a refund.
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 consumers 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.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
The company reported that 150 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from August 2020 to March 2022.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in China
Red Planet Group