Souris Mini Necklace Set with Cat Pendants Recalled due to Lead in Excess of Allowable Limits
Immediately take the recalled jewellery away from children and mail it to Groupe Souris Mini Inc. for a replacement product.
This recall involves a set of 2 coloured glass bead necklaces with metallic cat pendants. One necklace has a pink coloured cat pendant and the other has a white coloured cat pendant. Each necklace contains a metal charm with the inscription "Mini Mouse" and another with the inscription "BFF".
UPC 00106684783 and style number S23C5219C can be found on the back of the product packaging.
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 April 26, 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 return it by mail for a replacement product to the following address:
Groupe Souris Mini Inc.
2530 Wilfrid Hamel Boulevard Suite 101
Quebec City, Quebec
For more information, consumers may contact Groupe Souris Mini Inc by telephone at (418) 524-6464 ext 304, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST), 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.
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 85 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from February 2023 to April 2023.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in China.
Distributor / Importer
Groupe Souris Mini Inc.
Top Accessory Co., Ltd