Amazon Canada Children's Jewelry/2018-82 Testing Standards
A number of children's jewelry have been called by Health Canada. This year, Health Canada has issued 4 recall notices for children's imitation jewelry. The reason for the recall is that the lead and cadmium content in the products is too high, which exceeds the Canadian / 2018-82 "Children's Jewelry Regulations" The relevant requirements in this batch of recalls involve 4 products with a total of 3904 pieces, all of which are produced in China.2 of them were sold on Amazon's e-commerce platform, and the number of recalls reached 1,313. The reasons for the recall are: the cadmium and lead content in the products exceeds the maximum allowable limit, which will have a series of adverse effects on children's health, and even lead to unqualified death product
Baluchon Accessoires Children's Jewelry Due to excessive lead and cadmium content, Health Canada recalls a number of children's jewelry produced by Baluchon Accessoires.
"Lead and cadmium are highly toxic, especially to children," the notice reads. "Exposure to lead and cadmium can cause a range of serious health effects, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, severe brain damage, convulsions, coma , as well as effects related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system." In extreme cases "deaths have occurred".
According to Health Canada, a total of 719 recalled products were sold in Canada between February 2015 and January 2021.
Nebulous Stars Mini Charm Sets According to Health Canada's recall notice, the Nebulous Stars Mini Charm Sets sold in 8 different styles, including 7 charms and a bracelet for assembly, involve The recalled product numbers: 11555, 11556, 11557, 11558, 11559, 11560, 11561 and 11562, sold a total of 1,872 units nationwide between January 2020 and March 2021.
Sampling and evaluation by Health Canada determined that the recalled jewelry contained cadmium in excess of allowable limits.
Unicorn necklace with BFF style
On March 18, 2021, Health Canada announced a recall of this Chinese-made necklace. This product contains excessive amounts of "cadmium" that seriously exceed the safety standards required by Canadian law.
The recalled products were sold in Canada from July 2018 to March 2021, involving approximately 1,291 recalled products.
Unicorn Necklace Unicorn Necklace The "You are magical" unicorn necklace (Unicorn Necklace) recalled by Health Canada is due to the heavy metals contained in the jewelry: lead and cadmium both exceed the allowable limits, poisoning and even Fatal risk.
When jewelry is worn, it is in direct contact with the body's skin for a long time or is in a state of body puncture. If it contains toxic and harmful chemicals, there is a greater risk of sensitization or cancer.
Excess lead and cadmium not only harm the nervous system and other organs of the human body, but also have the risk of carcinogenicity and have adverse effects on children's health.
In view of the recall case, Wuxiang hereby reminds jewelry-related companies that the exported products should meet the standard requirements of the destination country and region to reduce unnecessary trade barriers or recall losses.
Children's jewelry, as defined by the Canadian Regulations, refers to jewelry that is, in principle, worn or used by children under the age of 15, including the following:
Anklets, bracelets, hair accessories with ornaments, earrings, rings, DIY jewelry boxes, watches and more.
Canadian regulatory requirements
Children's jewelry regulatory requirements
Safety requirements for children's jewelry
Lead and cadmium content
The sale of phthalates in children's jewelry in Canada shall comply with the following regulations
/2018-82 Children's Jewelry Regulations
The Children's Jewelry Regulations (/2018-82) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) restrict safety requirements for jewelry worn by children under the age of 15.
1. Requirements for lead content in children's jewelry: "Total lead limit/kg";
2. The total cadmium limit for children's jewelry items that can fully enter the small parts cylinder when a force not exceeding 4.45 N is applied, is required not to exceed /kg. (The small parts cylinder is an internationally recognized measuring tool used to determine whether an item can be swallowed by a small child)
For the purposes of this regulation, "children's jewelry" means jewelry, including bracelets, brooches, rings, pendants, and hair accessories, which are manufactured, classified, decorated, packaged, advertised, and sold with the purpose of appealing to children 15 years of age and younger.
Exemptions: Medals, Achievement Medals, or other similar items that are usually worn only occasionally.
/2016-188 "Phthalate Regulations"
Phthalates Regulation in Canada Children's Toys and Care Products (/2016-188).
The regulation clarifies the definitions of child care products, good laboratory practice and toys.
1. In the vinyl resin materials of children's toys and child care products, the content of DEHP, DBP, BBP three phthalates shall not exceed /kg,
2. The dimensions of inflatable toys and child care products are regulated.
How do I apply for approval to sell children's jewelry on Amazon Canada?
Amazon policy requires children's jewelry sold through Amazon.com to meet certain certification standards. If Amazon contacts you, please submit the following information to child-safety@:
●Seller ID/Supplier ID
●A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
●A test report issued by an ILAC ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratory confirming that each item has been tested and complies with /2018-82 and /2016-188 requirements.
Penalties for Noncompliance
Children's jewelry sold in Canada, if they do not meet the regulatory requirements and do not have corresponding test reports, may face the risks of: goods being detained, fines, compulsory product recalls, prosecution and other risks!
Violating Amazon's policy on selling children's jewelry in Canada may result in, but is not limited to, the following consequences:
·Cancel product information
· Suspend sales rights
·Cancel sales authority
These potential consequences are in addition to, but not limited to, consequences in any agreement between Amazon and a selling partner. 18102797454Amazon reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether a product listing is appropriate.