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Recall - Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler

Web posted on May 15, 2014

This recall involves an Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler which is silver 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.

The eyelash curler can break, exposing a metal pin, which poses an eye injury hazard to consumers. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ergonomic Eyelash Curler and return it to Avon in exchange for either a refund or a Mega Effects Mascara.

Avon has received one report from Canada of the eyelash curler breaking with results of minor injury to the eye.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this eyelash curler.

This product was sold from January 2007 through June 2008 to consumers by independent Avon representatives in Canada and the United States. Approximately 41,795 products were sold in Canada and approximately 478,000 in the United States.

The affected product was manufactured in China and imported by The Penthouse Group, Freeport, New York. It was distributed through Avon Canada Inc., Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

For more information, consumers may contact Avon toll-free at 1-800-265-AVON Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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