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Centura Brands Disney® Princess Lip Gloss and Lipstick Combo Pack

Starting date:
January 26, 2009
Posting date:
January 26, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Cosmetics, Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Poisoning Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001898

Affected products

Centura Brands Disney® Princess Lip Gloss and Lipstick Combo Pack

Product description

This recall involves the Centura Brands Disney® Lip Gloss and Lipstick Combo Pack. Printed on the front of the package are "Age 3+" and "Lip Gloss & LipStick/ Brillant à lèvres et bâton de rouge à lèvres". The recalled product is identified by SKU number WD02493 and item number 01-3002849 and UPC code 0-67545-02493-9, which can be found on the back of the package.

In addition, as a precautionary measure, Centura Brands Inc. is voluntarily withdrawing the following six products, manufactured by the same supplier.
Description SKU # Item # UPC Code
Lip Gloss & Hair Clip WD02486 01-3002847 0-67545-02486-1
Lip Gloss & Mirror Keychain WD02488 01-3002853 0-67545-02488-5
Lip Gloss & Nail Polish WD02489 01-3002852 0-67545-02489-2
Roll-on Lip Gloss & Swirl Lip Gloss WD02490 01-3002851 0-67545-02490-8
Lip Gloss Watch WD02491 01-3002850 0-67545-02491-5
Lip Gloss Keychains WD02492 01-3002848 0-67545-02492-2

 

Hazard identified

Testing by Health Canada revealed that the decorative plastic sticker glued on the external cap of the lipstick and lip gloss contains lead in excess of the allowable limit. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Health Canada has not received any reports of illness or incidents related to the use of this item.

For more information on the risks and symptoms of lead exposure, visit Health Canada's: It's Your Health: Lead and Human Health

Number sold

Approximately 28,800 units of the recalled products and 172,200 units of the voluntarily withdrawn products were sold exclusively at Dollarama stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled lip gloss and lipstick were sold from April 2008 to January 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Centura Brands Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Retailer
Dollarama Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA
Tel: 1-888-755-1006

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the decorative plastic Princess stickers from the external cap of the lip gloss and lipstick and safely dispose of them in regular household trash; or take the lip gloss and lipstick away from children and safely dispose of lip gloss and lipstick caps or total package in regular household trash. Product may also be returned to local Dollarama stores for exchange or refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact the importer-licensee, Centura Brands Inc. at 1-800-948-5963 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.