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Health Canada recalls toys for high lead levels

Health Canada on Monday issued a recall of children's products because they contain high levels of lead.

The recall affects the following products:


  • About 5,940 CTG Kool Charmz gift sets, item #60901 sold in stores across Canada from September 2004 to October 2008.
  • About 900 Super Dooper Charms item #63403, Shoelace Charms item #67310 sold across Canada from January 2006 to October 2008.
  • About 11,700 Make-It Special pewter embellishments, item #02-0201860, sold in Dollarama stores across Canada from May 2007 to October 2008.

All three products were made in China.

Consumers should throw the items in the trash, Health Canada advises.

Recall notice:
CTG Kool Charmz
Charm kits
Pewter embellishments