Benefit Cosmetics Services Canada Inc. recalls Gimme Brow Volumizing Eyebrow Gel
- Starting date:
- November 15, 2017
- Posting date:
- November 15, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Gimme Brow Volumizing Eyebrow Gel
This recall involves all the lots of Gimme Brow Volumizing Eyebrow Gel manufactured by Benefit Cosmetics LLC. This product is available in three shades (01-Light, 03-Medium, 05-Deep) and creates natural fuller-looking eyebrows.
The Gimme Brow Volumizing Eyebrow Gel products were sold individually or as part of a kit. There are no concerns with any of the other products in the kit.
|Gimme Brow 03-Medium, 01-Light Metalized or 05-Deep Metalized Mini||BM57||602004077967|
|Gimme Brow 03- Medium or 05-Metalized Mini w/o carton||BM57SUF||602004083098|
|Gimme Brow 01-Light, 03-Medium or 05-Deep BZ BM Gel||EC07||602004067456|
|Gimme Brow 01-Light, 03-Medium or 05-Deep w/o carton||EC07SUF||602004091840|
|Sunday My Prince Will Sephora Situational FM Kit||FM71||602004081001|
|Gimme Brow 01-Light, 03-Medium or 05-Deep Individual sample BZ BM Gel||SA232||602004073396|
|Gimme Brow 01-Light, 03-Medium or 05-Deep Non Metalized Fun Size 2017 BZ BM Gel||SD84||602004078285|
|Gimme Brow Fun Size Non Metalized 03-Medium 2017 w/o carton||SD85SUF||602004082411|
|Gimme Brow 2017 English or French Till Point||TP73||602004095732|
|Gimme Brow 03-Medium & Go Duo||TR28||602004085504|
|Golden Gate Glam Holiday 2017 Full Face Kit||TT493||602004085894|
|Head Over Hills BOB EU Holiday 2017||TT494||602004085900|
|Eye Heart SF BOB Macys Holiday 2017||TT495||602004085917|
|Glam Francisco BOB UK Holiday 2017||TT496||602004085924|
|Cable Car Cuties H’17 BOB Ulta FM Set||TT497||602004085931|
|Galifornia Love H’17 BOB Ulta FM Set||TT498||602004085948|
|Bay-balicious Debenhams or TR Set Holiday 2017||TT499||602004085955|
|San Fran Dandy BOB Asia Holiday 2017||TT501||602004086532|
|I Left My Heart in Tan Francisco Boots Holiday 2017||TT505||602004086570|
|The Great Brownanza Brow Buster 03-Medium H’17 EM Set||TT508||602004086822|
|The Great Brownanza Brow Buster 05-Deep H’17 EM Set||TT509||602004086877|
Routine quality testing identified that some of the recalled product is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. If introduced into the eye through accidental contact, this poses a risk of causing infections in individuals with compromised or weakened immune systems.
As of November 14, 2017, the company has received one report of eye irritation in Canada. The company voluntarily initiated the recall prior to receiving any report.
The number of units sold is unknown; however, the product was sold at various retail locations.
Time period sold
The affected product was sold from June 2016 to October 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in United States of America.
Benefit Cosmetics Services Canada Inc.
Benefit Cosmetics LLC
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and go to www.benefitcosmetics.com/ca for instructions on how to obtain a refund.
Consumers can also contact Benefit Cosmetics Services Canada Inc. toll free at 1-800-252-9218 (24 hours) or 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.