SeneGence for Men Grooming Hair Balm recalled due to potential mold contamination

Starting date:
August 28, 2020
Posting date:
August 28, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73805

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: SeneGence for Men Grooming Hair Balm.
  • Issue: Some of the recalled products may exhibit the presence of a common household mold, Penicillium concentricum, which may cause allergies or similar symptoms.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase regarding a refund.

Affected products

SeneGence For Men Grooming Hair Balm

Product description

This recall involves SeneGence for Men Grooming Hair Balm sold in a 52g/ 1.8 oz plastic container. The plastic container is blue with white lettering.

The following SKUs, batch codes and day lot codes are affected by this recall:
PRODUCT NAME SKU BATCH CODE DAY LOT CODE
SeneGence for Men Grooming Hair Balm 3411 0D05 20112G
3411 0E05 20125G
3411 0E29 20140G

Hazard identified

Some of the recalled products may exhibit the presence of a common household mold, Penicillium concentricum, which may cause allergies or similar symptoms.

As of August 21, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 348 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2020 to August 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States

Companies

Manufacturer
SGII Inc (DBA SenGence International)
California
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 SeneCare Canada at (833) 363-7856 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday to Friday or by 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.