Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Avon Ergonomic Eyelash CurlerAvon recalls some Ergonomic Eyelash Curlers due to eye injury hazard.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/xuWuu; HCSC: http://ht.ly/xv0S5

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Avon-Recalls-Ergonomic-Eyelash-Curler/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39447r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves an Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler, an accessory that is silver in color with black ergonomic finger grips.

The word “Avon” is engraved in the silver upper lash Curling bar. The recalled Curler has the Avon model number “F3093441” which can be found on the product’s box.

According to the CPSC, the Eyelash Curler can break, exposing a metal pin, which poses an eye injury hazard to consumers. Avon has received 24 reports of the Ergonomic Eyelash Curler breaking, including six reports of the spring breaking. These 24 incidents include 13 reports of injury, including three for which the consumer received medical attention.

Consumers should immediately stop using the Avon’s Ergonomic Eyelash Curler and return it to the company in exchange for either a refund or a Mega Effects Mascara.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 14-174
HCSC ID number: RA-39447
Recalls Direct RIN: 3594-2014
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