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November 21, 2012
Recalled Dawgs brand metallic shoe charms contain lead and cadmium in excess of allowable limits
Health Canada reports of a recall involving Dawgs Shoe Tag Charms. Health Canada's sampling and testing program revealed that the shoe charms contain lead in excess of allowable limits. In addition, the shoe charms contain cadmium in excess of guidance levels proposed recently by Health Canada.
for specifics on the affected items.
Lead and cadmium are toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. See
for more information.
Recalled charms were sold across Canada for an unknown period of time.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled shoe charms away from children and dispose of the item in their regular household waste.
For additional information, consumers may call the company's toll free number at 1-877-663-2947.
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