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Artègo Aerosol Hair Care Products

Starting date:
August 19, 2010
Posting date:
August 19, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:

Affected products

Artègo Aerosol Hair Care Products

Product description

This recall involves Artègo Styling Tools aerosol hair care products. The hair care products come in a white aerosol container with a red top and "Artègo" written on the side. The recalled products are: 

Table of Recalled/Affected Products
Product Size UPC
Hair Force Mousse 250 ml 8032605276360
Miracle Mousse 250 ml 8032605276506
Up and Down Hairspray 100 ml 8032605276391
250 ml 8032605276384
400 ml 8032605276377
Hot Shot Hairspray 100 ml 8032605276421
250 ml 8032605276414
500 ml 8032605276407

Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet labelling requirements for potentially flammable and explosive products under Canadian law. This lack of labelling information, including appropriate warnings, could result in misuse of the product and lead to serious injury.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 10,250 units of the recalled products were sold to various beauty schools in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2009 to August 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.


Unicompany S.P.A.
Oriac Trading Co.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the products and return them to the place of purchase for a replacement label. Consumers may also dispose of the product as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines if they do not want a new label.

For more information, consumers may contact Artègo at 1-888-735-4247, by email at or visit the Artègo website.