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Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book by MGA Entertainment

Starting date:
June 15, 2011
Posting date:
June 15, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Childrens' Products, Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002593

Affected products

Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book by MGA Entertainment

Product description

This recall involves Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book by MGA Entertainment. The product is a pink, tri-fold book that contains information on how to apply makeup, a sketch pad, cosmetics, cosmetic applicators, coloured pencils, a pencil sharpener and an eraser. The makeup in the Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book is intended to be used on paper pictures of Bratz dolls, and may also be applied to children.

The product has item number 504788C and UPC 035051504788 on the back panel. The batch codes affected by the recall are BV6997 and BV7040, expiration September 2012 (expressed as 9/2012 on package).

Hazard identified

The eye shadow makeup in the Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book may be contaminated with two strains of bacteria: Staphylococcus warneri and Staphylococcus intermedius. For certain individuals, such as those with compromised immune systems, introduction of either bacteria into the eye may result in infection, which if left untreated may lead to sight-threatening complications.

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

Number sold

Approximately 159 of the recalled products were sold at Toys R Us stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February 2011 to May 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
MGA Entertainment
Van Nuys
California
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-222-4685
Distributor
Toys R Us
Concord
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact MGA Entertainment for instructions on how to obtain a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact MGA Entertainment Customer Service at 1-800-222-4685, Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST.