Consumer product recall

Vichy LiftActiv Peptide-C Ampoules, 1.8ml recalled due to laceration hazard

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Summary

Product
Vichy LiftActiv Peptide-C Ampoules, 1.8ml
Issue
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product.

Affected products

This recall involves Vichy brand LiftActiv Peptide-C 1.8 ml ampoules. The product is packaged in a sterile single-use glass ampoule. The UPC code is written on the packaging cartons.

Batch number: all batches

UPC: 30157880, 3337875702508, 065519930033, 065519932914

Product Description Code UPC
LIFTACTIV PEPTIDE-C AMPOULES – 1.8ML SAMPLE 30157880
LIFTACTIV PEPTIDE-C AMPOULES 10 x 1.8ML 3337875702508
LIFTACTIV COLLAGEN SPECIALIST BRAND ANIMATION BOX 2021 065519930033
LIFTACTIV COLLAGEN SPECIALIST BOX NOEL 2021 065519932914

Issue

Over time and under varying storage conditions, the glass of these ampoules can become brittle, which does not ensure their safe opening and can present a risk of laceration when opening the ampoules.

As of June 27, 2022, the company has received 23 reports of incidents in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products.

For more information, consumers can contact Vichy Canada customer service by phone at 1-888-458-4249 (available Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm ET) for product return and refund options, or visit the company website Vichy.ca.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 752,110 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from March 2020 to May 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in France

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Beauty and personal care
Companies

Distributor

Vichy Canada

Montreal

Quebec

Canada

Importer

Vichy Canada

Montreal

Quebec

Canada

Manufacturer

Cosmétique Active Internationale

Paris

France

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64358