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“REVERSA Cleansing Micellar Solution”

Starting date:
May 7, 2012
Posting date:
May 7, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Cosmetics, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
General Public (GP)
Identification number:

Affected products

"REVERSA Cleansing Micellar Solution"

Product description

This recall involves the "REVERSA Cleansing Micellar Solution" skincare product by Dermtek. The product is sold in a clear 300-mL bottle with a blue cap. It can be identified by UPC code 06752000455 0 and lot number K0300D.

Hazard identified

This voluntary recall is initiated by Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd. as a precautionary measure due to possible contamination of the product by the bacterium Burkholderia cepacia.

Neither Health Canada nor Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 7,185 units of the recalled product were distributed to Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between April 20 and 24, 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.


Ste Julie
Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Dermtek Pharmaceuticals Ltd. at 1-800-465-8383.