Plant Devas Inc. recalls Lemongrass Facial Polish and evanhealy Clays sold individually and as a part of evanhealy Face Care Kits

Starting date:
April 3, 2018
Posting date:
April 3, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Cosmetics, Natural health products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Microbial Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66350

Affected products

Lemongrass Facial Polish and evanhealy Clays sold individually and as a part of evanhealy Face Care Kits

Product description

This recall involves the following cosmetics and unauthorized natural health products (NHP):

The following products are included in this recall:
Product Name UPC Lot Numbers
*Only the Clay and Facial Polish products in the Face Care Kits are affected.
*Ayurvedic Face Care Kit
(cosmetic)
817835011145
  • 7480104
  • 8010204
  • 8050104
*Blemish Face Care Kit
(unauthorized NHP)
817835010391
  • 7310103
  • 7350103
  • 7400203
  • 7440101
  • 7480103
  • 8010203
  • 8050103
*Blue Face Care Kit
(cosmetic)
817835010384
  • 7310101
  • 7350101
  • 7400201
  • 7440103
  • 7480102
  • 8010202
  • 8050102
Clay Mask Kit
(unauthorized NHP)
817835010407
  • 6050105
  • 6223106
  • 7270305
  • 7310105
French Rose Clay
(unauthorized NHP)
817835010360
  • 6021502
  • 7262902
Green Tea Clay
(unauthorized NHP)
817835010377
  • 6191402
  • 7302602
Lemongrass Facial Polish
(cosmetic)
817835010773
  • 7461401
*Rose Face Care Kit
(cosmetic)
817835010032
  • 7270302
  • 7310102
  • 7350102
  • 7400202
  • 7440102
  • 7480101
  • 8010201
  • 8050101

Hazard identified

The recalled products contain various microorganisms (for example the bacteria K. Pneumonia, E. Coli, etc.) at above acceptable levels for skin care products. K. Pneumonia, found only in the Lemongrass Facial Polish, can cause a wide range of infections in humans.

As of March 26, 2018, the company has received no reports of injury or illness in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 261 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2016 to February 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States of America.

Companies

Manufacturer
Plant Devas Inc.
Poway
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose of them.  Consult with your health care professional if you have used or have been administered any of these products and have health concerns.

For more information or for a refund, consumers can contact evanhealy Customer Service by telephone toll-free at 1-888-335-0190 (Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST), or by email

Please note that, in addition to the requirements of the Cosmetic Regulations, the Food and Drugs Act (FDA) prohibits the sale of cosmetics that are either made with hazardous substances, or under unsanitary conditions, to users in Canada.

Authorized natural health products have an eight-digit Natural Product Number (NPN). You can also check whether products have been authorized for sale by searching Health Canada's Licensed Natural Health Product Database.

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 or health products by completing an online complaint form:

Consumer Product Incident Report Form (for consumer products and cosmetics).

Health Product Complaint Form (for health products).

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Further information on the recall of these unauthorized natural health products is also available here.