Mood Rings with painted flowers recalled due to Lead in Excess of Allowable Limits
Immediately take away the recalled jewellery away from children and dispose of them appropriately.
This recall involves mood rings with UPC code 608707406691. The dark metallic rings have painted flower and motif designs.
Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable 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 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 May 30, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately take away the recalled jewellery away from children and dispose of them appropriately.
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.
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 48 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from January 2016 to May 2023.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in China
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