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HD Life Style Hairspray Extreme hairspray

Starting date:
March 16, 2012
Posting date:
March 16, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002792

Affected products

HD Life Style Hairspray Extreme hairspray

Product description

This recall involves the "HD Life Style Hairspray Extreme" brand of hairsprays. This hair care product is sold in a 500 mL black aerosol container. The UPC on the product is 8022033004659.

Hazard identified

The recalled product contains methylene chloride (dichloromethane), which is banned as an ingredient in pressurized products. This chemical compound is a potential human carcinogen. It poses an inhalation hazard and may form carbon monoxide in the blood.

The product also lacks the symbol and warnings required for potentially flammable and explosive products under Canadian law. This lack of labelling information 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 hairsprays.

Number sold

Approximately 623 units of these recalled products were sold at salons throughout Ontario and Quebec.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2011 to February 2012.

Place of origin

Made in Italy.

Companies

Manufacturer
FARMAVITA
ITALY
Importer
Naturadif Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of it as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.

Consumers are asked to contact their municipality for instructions on disposing aerosol containers.

For more information, consumers may contact NATURADIF Inc. at (514) 271-7011, Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM EST.