Australia/Canberra: Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd recalls certain batch/lots of Face Paints due to suspected failure to have mandatory ingredient labels, as required by the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 and consequential potential allergic reactions, a serious health hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/JHFc3093ws7
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Face Paints are subject to this recall:
- Face Paints, sold in six-colour packages of six (6) “pancake” portions of paint with a two-headed paint brush in a white plastic case and mounted in a multicoloured cardboard backing.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the Face Paint’s packaging, design and retail presentation.
According to the ACCC, the recalled Face Paints do not have the mandatory ingredient label, as required by Australia’s Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991. Children and other users of the Face Paints may be exposed to cosmetic ingredients to which they are sensitive or allergic. In addition, if a person does suffer an adverse reaction neither he or she nor the applicable physician will be able to check the ingredients list to identify the possible causes and seek appropriate treatment.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Face Paints and could be allergic to their undeclared ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not use them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Face Paints, please do not use them nor give them to your child for play. Instead, kindly contact Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd for either an exchange or a full refund of the purchase price.
If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Wens Bros Trading Pty Ltd on (03) 9543 5398 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday or visit the store at 15 Winterton Road, Clayton, Victoria, 3168.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15892
Recalls Direct RIN: 8280-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Allergens & Intolerances, Home & Residential, Labeling or regulatory issues, Toys | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15892, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Face Paints, Recalls Direct RIN: 8280-2017, Wens Bros Trading |