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M.A.Y. Cosmetics recalls Mon-Platin - Classic Strengthening Hair Spray

Starting date:
December 5, 2014
Posting date:
December 5, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Mon-Platin - Classic Strengthening Hair Spray

Product description

This recall involves Mon-Platin - Classic Strengthening Hair Spray distributed by M.A.Y. Cosmetics Canada.

The product is packaged in a red and white pressurized metal container with a spray nozzle and with UPC 7290011078126.

Hazard identified

The recalled cosmetics do not meet labelling requirements for cosmetic products under Canadian Law.

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that this recalled product does 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.

Neither Health Canada nor M.A.Y. Cosmetics has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the affected products.

Number sold

Approximately 23,500 units of the recalled cosmetic products were sold to Canadians.

Time period sold

The recalled cosmetics were sold from 2006 to present at various salons across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Israel.


Meshi Cosmetic Industries
M.A.Y. Cosmetic Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cosmetics.

Consumers should return the product to place of purchase to have the label corrected, or contact M.A.Y. Cosmetics Inc. by telephone at 1-905-482-4399 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST Monday through Friday, or by email.

Consumers should dispose of the product as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.  Consumers are asked to contact their municipality for instructions on disposing aerosol containers.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.