Children’s novelty watches with butterfly charms recalled over lead levels

Health Canada is recalling children’s novelty watches with butterfly charms as part of the watchband because of high lead levels in the charms.

The product was sold under the brand "Novelty Watches" and can be identified by sku numbers 908568 and 899384, or by UPC codes 0305 0621 6230 and 0305 0622 8455.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to these watches.

Approximately 4,081 of the recalled watches were sold in Canada from November 2007 to December 2008. They were sold at The Bargain! Shop stores operated by The Bargain! Shop Holdings Inc. of Mississauga, Ont.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled watches away from children and safely dispose of them.

Recall notice