Expanded Recall: Shakeel Bhai Mehndi Waley-Bridal Special Henna Cone
- Starting date:
- May 2, 2018
- Posting date:
- May 2, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Identification number:
Shakeel Bhai Mehndi Waley – Bridal Special Henna Cone
This recall involves the "Shakeel Bhai Mehndi Waley Bridal Special Henna Cone" products.
The product is sold in a red triangular shaped cardboard package and is labelled "Special Bridal Cone – Shakeel Bhai Mehndi Waley, TM NO. 329614".
The products were sold by several importers throughout Canada.
The recalled product contains phenol which is a prohibited Hotlist ingredient. Phenolic compounds are known skin sensitizers and can produce chemical burns (corrosive action) to the skin.
Health Canada has received 2 incidents between April 4, 2017 and April 24, 2018.
Approximately 20,100 units were distributed to retailers across Canada.
There may be additional units sold by other retailers.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from July 2015 to April 2018 at various ethnic stores across Canada.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Pakistan.
S.Y. & Sons
- Various Importers across Canada
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the products and dispose of them in regular household garbage.
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.