Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Recall Notice - Lead in Mexx Shoes

This one was kind of surprising....

Recall Notice

February 2008

Product Name
Mexx Kids brand shoes and sunglasses

Full Product Description
Boy's trekker shoe, #J1824F

Mini boy's trekker shoe (soft sole), #J1825F

Mini girl's shoe, #C1815F

Sunglasses, #CC925F

Hazard Identified
Mexx Kids items are being recalled due to their lead content. No complaints or injuries have been reported to date.

Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Health Canada's:

Next link will open in a new window It's Your Health: Effects of Lead on Human Health

Corrective Action
Consumers are advised to discontinue use of these recalled items.

Customers may return these items to any Mexx store for a full refund by May 31, 2008.

Mexx will offer a $20 gift card to all customers returning these items.

Read the rest of the recall.

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