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Consumer product recall

Créations DPR recalls various rings for children

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 rings for children from Créations DPR

Product description

This recall involves various models of adjustable metal rings for children.

The recall involves the following products:
Item number Product description
CHE500R Adjustable Hello Kitty ring
CHE501R Adjustable ring for children with cat
CHE502R Adjustable ring for children with fish
CHE503R Adjustable ring for children with heart
CHE504R Adjustable ring for children with heart
CHE505R Adjustable ring for children with cube
CHE506R Adjustable ring for children with flower
CHE507R Adjustable ring for children with bear cub

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits. It also contains cadmium in excess of guidance levels proposed by Health Canada.

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 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.

Neither Health Canada nor Créations DPR 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 exposure and cadmium exposure, visit the Government of Canada website Lead and cadmium in children's jewellery.

Number sold

Approximately 9,928 units of the recalled product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The products were sold from June 2013 to January 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Shuangfei Jewelry Company
Créations DPR Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and dispose of it.

For further information, they can contact Créations DPR Inc. by telephone at 1-800-463-2600 or by email.

Please note that under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, recalled products cannot be 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.