Avon recalls Ergonomic Eyelash Curler
- Starting date:
- May 13, 2014
- Posting date:
- May 13, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Specialized Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Avon North America
Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler
This recall involves an Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler which is silver with black ergonomic finger grips. The word Avon is engraved in the silver upper lash curling bar. The recalled curler has the Avon model number F3093441 which can be found on the product’s box.
The eyelash curler can break, exposing a metal pin, which poses an eye injury hazard to consumers.
Avon has received one report from Canada of the eyelash curler breaking with results of minor injury to the eye.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this eyelash curler.
Approximately 41,795 products were sold in Canada and approximately 478,000 in the United States.
Time period sold
This product was sold from January 2007 through June 2008 to consumers by independent Avon representatives in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
The Penthouse Group
Avon Canada Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ergonomic Eyelash Curler and return it to Avon in exchange for either a refund or a Mega Effects Mascara.
For more information, consumers may contact Avon toll-free at 1-800-265-AVON Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away 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.