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Sephora Canada recalls Sephora Collection False Eyelashes Glue

Starting date:
January 27, 2015
Posting date:
January 27, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Chemical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-43489

Affected products

Sephora Collection False Eyelashes Glue

Product description

This recall involves eyelash glue sold in certain Sephora Collection (SC) false eyelashes kits or kits that contain false eyelashes.  The glue comes in a small tube.

The kits that contain the affected glue are:
Product name SKU UPC
SC Irresistible Lash 1601061 0400016010619
SC Day Lash 1601079 0400016010794
SC Flutter Lash 1508746 0400015087469
SC Mink Lash 1504836 0400015048361
SC Flair Lash 1504844 0400015048446
SC Astonish Lash 1504851 0400015048514
SC Celebrity Lash 1504869 0400015048699
SC Showstopper Lash 1508753 0400015087537
SC Regal Lash 1508761 0400015087612
SC Mainstay Lash 1508779 0400015087797
SC Fringe Lash 1504901 0400015049016
SC Individual False Lash 1512912 0400015129121
SC Paparazzi Lash 1504877 0400015048774
SC Cabaret 1408442 0400014084421
SC Mysterious 1408459 0400014084599
SC Cabaret Lash 1504885 0400015048859
SC New Heights False Lash Kit 1601103 0400016011036
SC Luxe False Lash Set 1626613 0400016266139
SC Dramatic Performance Lash Kit 1601095 0400016010954
SC On the Fringe Lace Lashes 1504828 0400015048286
SC Lash Papparazzi 1408434 040001484346
SC Fringe Benefits Lashes 1482371 0400014823716
SC Pantone Prismat Glit False 1481209 0400014812093
SC Individual Lashes 1340538 040001345388
SC Celebrity Lash Trio 1663616 0400016636161
SC Day Night Glam Lashes 1543057 0400015430579
SC Lashes – Black Glitter 1550870 0400015508704
SC Lashes – Silver Glitter 1550888 0400015508889
SC Flirt It Lash Duo 699975 0400006999757
SC Film Noir Fake Eyelashes 1171297 0400011712976
SFK14 Glitz & Glam (many products in the kit, including one set of lashes and glue) 1647213 0812738013913
SFK14 Superstarts (many products in the kit, including one set of lashes and glue) 1647197 0812738013760

 

Hazard identified

The glue used in the kits with false eyelashes contain methyl methacrylate, which is prohibited in cosmetics in Canada on the basis of safety concerns due to strong adhesion properties, potential allergic reactions and skin irritation.

Sephora Canada has received one consumer report of strong adhesion to eyelashes related to the use of the glue.  Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the affected products.

Number sold

Approximately 107,000 units of the recalled cosmetic products were sold to Canadians.

Time period sold

The recalled cosmetics were sold from 2010 to January 2015 at Sephora retail stores across Canada.

Place of origin

Eyelash glue manufactured in South Korea.

Companies

Manufacturer
Do Yoon Industrial Co., Ltd.
I-chon City
SOUTH KOREA
Distributor
Sephora Canada
600 de Maisonneuve Ouest, 24th floor, Suite 2400
Montreal
H3A 3J2
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cosmetics.

Consumers can return the eyelash glue directly to any Sephora store in Canada. Upon return, consumers will receive a store credit.

Alternatively, consumers who purchased the recalled product online can call Sephora Canada at 1-877-SEPHORA (1-877-737-4672) from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. PST Monday to Friday, or from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST on Saturday and Sunday, to obtain a credit for their purchase.