Hazard IdentifiedTesting has revealed a high level of lead in these items.Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Neither Health Canada nor Sears Canada has received reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of these bags.
Corrective ActionConsumers should immediately discontinue use of these bags. Sears Canada is offering a refund to those who return their bag to their nearest Sears department store.
Sears Canada will be posting signs in all of its retail stores to advise customers of this safety recall.
Number SoldApproximately 4,600 bags were sold through Sears Canada retail stores across Canada.
Time Period SoldThe bags were sold through Sears Canada retail stores nationwide between July 2010 and December 2010.
Sears Canada Inc., of Toronto, Ontario