Trichovedic Pty Ltd—HydroSpa Keratin Smoothing Treatment
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.
- 1 April 2010 - 30 September 2010
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.