Claire’s Cosmetics Recall [Canada]


Claire's Cosmetics Recall [US]

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: CBI Distribution Corp., a Hoffman Estates, Illinois establishment, recalls an estimated 5,200 units of Claire’s Eye Shadow, Claire’s Compact Powder and Claire’s Contour Palette as well as JoJo Siwa Makeup Sets due to suspected Asbestos contamination and consequential risk of serious adverse health consequences, life-changing complications including Cancer, all serious health hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/ugWc30p03x2

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70251r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Cosmetic products are subject to this recall:

  • Claire’s Eyeshadow, sold with a SKU of 84716, a batch/lot number 08/17 and a UPC of 888711847165
  • Claire’s Compact Powder, sold with a SKU of 83915, a batch/lot number 07/15 and a UPC of 888711839153
  • Claire’s Contour Palette, sold with a SKU of 40194, a batch/lot number 04/17 and a UPC of 888711401947
  • JoJo Siwa Makeup Set, sold with a SKU of 13633, a batch/lot number S180109 and a UPC of 888711136337

Please consult the photograph above for details of the cosmetics’ packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to Health Canada, this recall was initiated after its testing found the possible presence of Asbestos fibers in product samples from one lot of each product. Inhalation of Asbestos over time has been linked to serious adverse health consequences including some forms of Cancer.

All four (4) products were offered for sale between October 2016 and March 2019 and have been removed from both the Canadian and American marketplaces. They were sold in Claire’s stores Canada nationwide and on http://www.claires.com.

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

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm Cosmetic poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug or cosmetic, return it to your retailer for refund, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cosmetic products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another preparation. Instead, return the Cosmetics to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Claire’s toll-free at 1-800-252-4737, option 2 from 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Asbestos contamination, please search for “Asbestos” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Claire’s, please search for “Claire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-70251
Recalls Direct RIN: 11677-2019
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