Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer recalled due to potential mold contamination

Starting date:
June 23, 2020
Posting date:
June 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73397

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer.
  • Issue: Some of the recalled products may contain a brownish-black matter identified as a common household mold on the sponge-tip applicator that may cause temporary skin and/or eye allergy and irritation. 
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase regarding a refund.  

Affected products

Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer

Product description

This recall involves the Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer sold in a 3.2 mL sized concealer wand. The concealer wand is silver with white lettering and contains a clear tube with a sponge tip applicator.

The following batch codes and UPCs are affected by this recall:
Product Name                                                Batch Codes                                                               UPC                                                       

 

Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer

 

 

0030A, 9308A, 0052A,

0052C, 9291A, 9309A,

0036A, 0037A, 0038A,

0038B, 0041A, 9289A,

0062A, 0062B, 0062C,

9283A, 9284A, 9287A,

9288A

9331137030037,

9331137030044,

9331137030051,

9331137030068,

9331137030075,

9331137030099,

9331137030082,

9331137030105

 

Hazard identified

Some of the recalled products may contain a brownish-black matter identified as a common household mold on the sponge-tip applicator that may cause temporary skin and/or eye allergy and irritation.

As of June 15, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

 

Number sold

Approximately 8,372 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from December 2019 to May 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
Becca Inc
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase regarding a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Becca Inc. via email.

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.