Tween Brands Cosmetics Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Tween Brands Cosmetics Recall [Canada]Tween Brands Canada Stores Ltd., doing business as Justice, recalls an estimated 2560 Pressed Powder and Makeup Cosmetics due to suspected Asbestos contamination and consequential lung injury and Carcinogenicity (Cancer-causing), all serious health and safety hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/lvKL30fdrHz

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64466r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves various pressed powder and makeup sold individually in hard plastic containers and marketed under Justice’s own private label. Both the firm’s “Justice” and “Just Shine” product lines are affected by this recall.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cosmetics are pictured on the Web site above (in alphabetical order).

  • Just Shine Bronzer Brush, sold with a batch/lot designation of 192280 3862 1116 and a UPC of 19052764
  • Just Shine Eye Shadow (9 piece Glitter Cream – Blues), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192468 5258 1116 and a UPC of 19052735
  • Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (5 piece – Cool), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192451 5282 0617 and a UPC of 19053734
  • Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (5 piece – Pinks), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192452 5282 0617 and a UPC of 19053747
  • Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (5 piece – Pinks), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192452 5282 0217 and a UPC of 19053747
  • Just Shine Eye Shadow Palette (9 piece Glitter Cream – Pinks), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192303 5258 1116 and a UPC of 19052722
  • Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Blues), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192299 5258 1116 and a UPC of 19052719
  • Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Blues), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192299 5258 0617 and a UPC of 19052719
  • Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Pinks), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192297 5282 1116 and a UPC of 19052706
  • Just Shine Makeup Palette (11 piece – Pinks), sold with a batch/lot designation of 192297 5282 0617 and a UPC of 19052706
  • Just Shine Shimmer Powder, sold with a batch/lot designation of 192307 5258 1116 and a UPC of 19052777

According to Health Canada, the recalled Just Shine Shimmer Powder contains trace amounts of Asbestos. All other products from the same manufacturer are being recalled as a cautionary measure. As of press time, Tween Brands Inc. has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Approximately 190 units of the Just Shine Shimmer Powder and 2,370 of the other affected products were sold in Canada.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of Asbestos exposure, visit Health Canada’s Health Risks of Asbestos Web page: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/healthy-living-vie-saine/environment-environnement/outdoor-air-exterieur/asbestos-amiante-eng.php

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cosmetics, please do not use them or handle them. Instead, immediately dispose of the recalled product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements taking care to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) such as a mask and gloves to the outlet from which you purchased the recalled Cosmetics or your local pharmacist.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm product poisoning, contamination or adulteration.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cosmetics, please search for “cosmetics” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Asbestos hazards, please search for “asbestos” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Carcinogenicity (Cancer-causing hazards, please search for “Cancer” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-64466
Recalls Direct RIN: 9209-2017
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