New Almanic Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution Recall [Canada]


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New Almanic Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: New Almanic International Ltd., a North York, Ontario establishment, recalls an unknown quantity of Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected marketing and sales without required Health Canada regulatory approval and consequential excessive skin dryness, scaling, itching and redness with possible increased sun sensitivity, and darkening or lightening of the skin, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/Kqu730qL7OA

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73221r-eng.php

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

  • Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution #1, sold with active ingredients of Tretinoin at 0.010% and Hydroquinone at 2%
  • Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution #2, sold with active ingredients of Tretinoin at 0.025% and Hydroquinone at 2%
  • Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution #3, sold with active ingredients of Tretinoin at 0.025% and Hydroquinone at 2%

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

==> No barcodes, DINs, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution products were reportedly sold in Canada without market authorization and Drug Identification Number (“DIN”) assignment. Any medication or treatment that contains Tretinoin must be tested and approved by Heath Canada because Tretinoin is restricted substance, available only by prescription from a licensed physician.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Maxi-Peel Exfoliant Solution products, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or online outlet where you purchased it for a full refund.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect your personal safety, the local drinking water supply and the ecosystem. Please consult your local municipal waste authority for the correct steps for your particular community.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Exfoliant products, please search for “exfoliant” or more generically, “skin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Skin damage or injury, please search for “skin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Maxi-Peel brand, please search for “Maxi-Peel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-73221
Recalls Direct RIN: 13087-2020
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