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Kiss My Face, LLC Recalls Foaming Soaps

Starting date:
April 17, 2014
Posting date:
April 17, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Microbial Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39065

Affected products

Kiss My Face Foaming Soaps

Product description

This recall involves products that were sold from November 5, 2012 until March 13, 2014:
Product Name UPC Code Lot Numbers
Foaming Soap
Grapefruit Bergamot,
258 mL (8.75 oz)
028367833093 K102512,
K020513,
K032113,
K050913,
K100213,
K011414
Foaming Soap
Lemon Ginger,
258 mL (8.75 oz)
028367834731 K110112,
K031913,
K031813,
K071513,
K011314
Foaming Soap
Lavender & Chamomile,
258 mL (8.75 oz)
028367833086 K110212,
K032013,
K050613,
K081513,
K092513
Foaming Soap
Grapefruit Bergamot,
516 mL (17.5 oz)
028367834793 K122012,
K011613,
K032213,
K041613,
K051013,
K091613,
K1001
Foaming Soap
Lemon Ginger,
516 mL (17.5 oz)
028367834779 K122112,
K011713,
K031913,
K071613,
K081613,
K012114
Foaming Soap
Lavender & Chamomile,
516 mL (17.5 oz)
028367834786 K031913,
K051613,
K092613
Kids Orange Foaming Hand Wash
236 mL (8 oz)
028367835912 K121112,
K032513,
K050813,
K011514,
K021014

Hazard identified

The recalled products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas fluorescensPseudomonas species can enter the body through cuts and lesions and may cause local infections in people with weakened immune systems.

Neither the company nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 19,000 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold at various retailers across Canada between November 2012 and March 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States.

Companies

Distributor
Kiss My Face LLC
Gardiner
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Consumers who purchased any of the lots being recalled are advised to return the product container to the original point of purchase for reimbursement.  Alternatively consumers can contact Kiss My Face directly at 1-800-262-5477 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, available in English only), or via email.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.