Consumer product recall

Arbonne International Distribution recalls "It's A Fine Line" Liquid Eyeliner

Starting date:
June 24, 2016
Posting date:
June 24, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

It’s A Fine Line Liquid Eye Liner

Product description

This voluntary recall involves Arbonne It's A Fine Line Liquid Eyeliner in the following shades and lot numbers:

It's A Fine Line Liquid Eyeliner, Eclipse (Black)

  • Product code#: 80000072
  • Catalog SKU#6735
  • Lot No(s): 0206, 0216, 0256, 0256(a), 0266, 3565, 3575

It's A Fine Line Liquid Eyeliner, Arbor (Brown)

  • Product code#: 80000073
  • Catalog SKU# 6736
  • Lot No(s): 3535, 3555

The lot number is located at the bottom of the product.

Hazard identified

The recalled eyeliners contain the bacteria S.saprophyticus, S. lentus, and S. xylosis. These bacteria are a cause of infection in humans, although not commonly associated with infection in the eye.

Arbonne has received 5 reports of potential incidents or injuries associated with It’s A Fine Line Liquid Eye Liner.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadian related to the use of the recalled eyeliner.

Number sold

7160 units of the recalled eyeliners were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled eyeliners were sold from April 14, 2016 to May 18, 2016 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States



Dermaceutical Laboratories, LLC


New Jersey



Arbonne International Distribution, Inc.

7135 Kennedy Road

Mississauga ON

L5S 0A6



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled eyeliners and dispose them in regular household garbage.

For more information, consumers may contact Arbonne International Distribution Inc. toll-free at 1-800-ARBONNE from Monday to Friday between 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT and between 6:00am to 3:00pm PT on Saturday or by email.

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.