Vanpak Limited recalls various Cosmetic products in pressurised containers.
- Starting date:
- November 15, 2018
- Posting date:
- November 15, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Various Axe Deodorant Body Sprays, Gillette Foamy Regular Shave Cream and Barbasol Thick & Rich Shaving Cream products missing the required hazard labelling (see image below).
NOTE: This recall does not include products that have the required hazard labelling.
|Axe- Deodorant body spray- Axe Twist||150 ml||8 718114 148304|
|Axe- body spray- Axe Dark Temptation||150 ml||8 717644 256152|
|Axe- body spray- Axe Black||150 ml||8 712561 614122|
|Axe- body spray- Alaska||150 ml||8 712561 249140|
|Apollo Axe-Dry-Antiperspirant||150 ml||6 001087 352086|
|Axe- Deodorant body spray- Axe Peace||150 ml||8 712561 194594|
|Axe- Deodorant body spray- Axe Peace new||150 ml||8 712561 194594|
|Gillette Foamy Regular shave cream||56 g||0 474001 45009|
|Barbasol Thick & Rich Shaving Cream||283 g||0 510090 09341|
The recalled products do not have mandatory hazard labelling as required by the Cosmetics Regulations under the Food and Drugs Act. Improper labelling could result in misuse of the product and lead to serious injury.
As of November 09, 2018, the company has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.
Approximately 1500 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold between March 2016 and May 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in various countries and imported from the USA
What you should do
Consumers should discontinue use and contact Vanpak Limited for a refund of the items.
For more information consumers can contact Vanpak Limited at Phone: 416-657-9000 between 09:00 am to 05:00 pm (Mon-Fri) , 10:00 am to 03:00pm (Sat) and by 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.
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.