Justice (Tween Brands Inc.) recalls various cosmetics

Starting date:
September 8, 2017
Posting date:
September 8, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Contamination, Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Justice Just Shine cosmetics

Product description

This recall involves various pressed powder and makeup.

Each product is contained in a hard plastic container and is sold individually.  Each of these products is marketed under Justice's own private label. Both "JUSTICE" and "JUST SHINE" are trademarks of the Tween Brands corporate organization.

All the lot numbers and UPC codes of each recalled product appear in the following chart:
Product Name Lot Numbers UPC
Just Shine Shimmer Powder 192307 5258 1116 19052777
Just Shine Bronzer Brush 192280 3862 1116 19052764

Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Pinks)

192297 5282 1116

192297 5282 0617


Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Blues)

192299 5258 1116

192299 5258 0617


Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (5 piece – cool)

192451 5282 0617


Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (5 piece – Pinks)

192452 5282 0617

192452 5282 0217


Just Shine Eye Shadow (9 piece glitter cream - Blues)

192468 5258 1116 19052735

Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (9 piece glitter cream - Pinks)

192303 5258 1116 19052722

Hazard identified

Just Shine Shimmer Powder contains trace amounts of Asbestos.  All other products from the same manufacturer are being recalled as a cautionary measure.

As of September 8, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 190 units of the Just Shine Shimmer Powder and 2,370 of the other affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold between February and August 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Tween Brands Canada Stores Ltd. (Doing business as Justice)
8323 Walton Parkway,
New Albany
Jianing Cosmetics (Fuzhou) Co., Ltd.
No. 72 Yangqi Road Jinshan Fuwan Industry Zone, Cangshan District Fujian Province
Fuzhou City
Fuqing Jianing Cosmetics Ltd.
Fuqing Jianing Hongkuan Industrial Park Yangxia, Fujian Province
Fuqing City

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What you should do

Customers should bring back the affected product(s) to a Justice store for a full refund.  A receipt is not required.  Retail stores will be accepting items that were purchased online.

For further questions contact Justice at 1-800-276-1591 or check out the website.

Please note that, in addition to the requirements of the Cosmetics Regulations, the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) prohibits the sale of cosmetics that are either made with hazardous substances, or under unsanitary conditions, to users in Canada.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.