|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2011
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Redken 5th Avenue NYC Recalls Guts Spray Mousse Foam Due to Risk of Rupture
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Spray Mousse Foam Cans
Units: About 1 million
Manufacturer: Redken 5th Avenue NYC of New York, NY
Hazard: The aerosol container's liner can corrode over time, posing a risk of the cans rupturing and expelling its contents.
Incidents/Injuries: Redken has received 41 reports of cans rupturing. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Redken Guts 10 Volume Spray Mousse Foam sold in 10.58- and 2-ounce size cans. The hair styling product was sold in a silver container with black writing. "Redken" and "10" are printed on the front of the product. The product can be identified by a lot code printed on the bottom of the can. Lot codes included in this recall include:
- Any can with lot codes that does not contain a G or H as the third digit
- Any can with the following lot codes: 32G10Y, 32G11Y, 32G20Y, 32G21Y, 32G23Y, 32G40Y, 32G41Y, 32G60Y, 32G61Y, 32G62Y, 32G70Y
Sold at: Hair salons and beauty supply stores nationwide from January 1998 through February 2011 for between $4 and $16.
Manufactured in: USA
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mousse, record the product's lot code then discard the contents by spraying it into a waste container in a well ventilated area. Prior to disposing of the container, consumers should obtain the lot code from the container, then contact Redken for information on receiving a refund of the purchase price.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Redken toll-free at (888) 241-9504 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.redken.com
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