Avon Recalls Ergonomic Eyelash Curler Due to Eye Injury Hazard

The eyelash curler can break and expose a metal pin.

Recall date: May 13, 2014
Recall number: 14-174
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    Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler

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    Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ergonomic Eyelash Curler

Hazard:

The eyelash curler can break, exposing a metal pin, which poses an eye injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Avon Products toll-free at (877) 217-5076 (English) or (877) 217-5077 (Español) from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.avon.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39447r-eng.php
Units

About 478,000 in the United States and 41,795 in Canada

Description

This recall involves an Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler which is silver with black ergonomic finger grips.  The word Avon is engraved in the silver upper lash curling bar. The recalled curler has the Avon model number F3093441 which can be found on the product’s box.

Incidents/Injuries

Avon has received 24 reports of the Ergonomic Eyelash Curler breaking, including six reports of the spring breaking.  These 24 incidents include 13 reports of injury, including three for which the consumer received medical attention.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ergonomic Eyelash Curler and return it to Avon in exchange for either a refund or a Mega Effects Mascara.

Sold through

Independent Avon sales representatives or online at www.avon.com from January 2007 through April 2014 for about $5.

Importer

Avon Products, Inc., Freeport, NY

Manufactured in

China

  • Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler

  • Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler