FAROUK Systems Inc. recalls CHI Tea Tree Blow Dry Primer Lotion
- Starting date:
- April 13, 2017
- Posting date:
- April 13, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
CHI brand Tea Tree Blow Dry Primer Lotion
This voluntary recall involves the CHI-brand Tea Tree Blow Dry Primer Lotion. This product is a moisturizing hair lotion sold in 177 millilitre (mL) containers with barcode 633911762950.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program revealed this recalled lotion contains the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI) at a concentration exceeding the current limit set out by Health Canada. MI is a strong sensitizer which may pose a significant risk of inducing allergic reactions and skin irritation.
As of March 30 2017, the company has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.
Visit the Health Canada Advisory for related information on the potential for sensitization with methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylychloroisthiazolinone (MCI).
Approximately 680 units of the recalled cosmetic products were sold at retail stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled cosmetics were sold from November 2015 to March 2017.
Place of origin
Product manufactured in United States.
FAROUK Systems, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using this recalled cosmetic product and return the product to where it was purchased to get a full refund.
Customers may contact Farouk Systems Inc. by calling 1-800-237-9175.
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.