Trichovedic Pty Ltd—HydroSpa Keratin Smoothing Treatment

Identifying features

Barcode: 9 336715 000624
Batch code: 11 88

What are the defects?

The product was found to contain levels of "free" formaldehyde considered to be hazardous to human health.

What are the hazards?

Formaldehyde is known to cause sensory irritation and skin sensitisation. Formaldehyde may also cause cancer in circumstances where there is chronic high exposure.

What should consumers do?

Salon use only - not available for direct sale to consumers

NOTE: In the interest of consumer safety, Trichovedic took the precaution of voluntarily withdrawing this product as a pre-emptive action prior to publication of the recall notice.

Traders who sold this product

Hairdressing salons

Where the product was sold
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2010 - 30 September 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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