Brilliant Brow Gel (Soft Black) recalled due to Mold Contamination
- Starting date:
- February 3, 2020
- Posting date:
- February 3, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: Brilliant Brow Gel (Shade: Soft Black).
- Issue: The product contains a genus of mold Penicillium.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the brow gel and dispose of it.
Brilliant Brow Gel (Soft Black)
The recall product involves a tinted gel/emulsion that is fragrance free and intended for the eyebrows.
The container has a silver outer shell containing a wand with a brush for application. Printed on the product is the lot #: 999210861.
The product contains a genus of mold Penicillium. Individuals with weakened immune systems, who suffer from a pre-existing health condition, or who belong to another sensitive group may be at risk of allergic reactions and related symptoms if exposed. If Penicillium is introduced into the eye, eye infections may occur.
As of January 20, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury.
Approximately 659 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from February 2019 to December 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the USA
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using Brilliant Brow Gel and discard the product immediately.
For more information, consumers may contact Beautycounter at 1-888-701-9899 (and press "3" to speak with an Associate) Monday to Friday, 6:00am to 6:00pm PST.
Please note that, in addition to the requirements of the Cosmetic 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.
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