Oasis Corporation Australia Pty Ltd — Hashmi Kajal, Hashmi Tube, Hashmi Surma & Hashmi Kohl Aswad

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Product description

Powdered eyeliner/kohl in a small bottle with cardboard backing.
Product is applied around the eyes using a small wand.
Heshmi eyeliner 1
Heshmi eyeliner 2

Reasons the product is recalled

The products contain a high concentration of lead.

The hazards to consumers

Exposure to lead can result in acute (short term) and chronic (long term) poisoning. Adults and children can be affected, but the symptoms are most severe in children and babies of women exposed while they were pregnant. Poisoning can occur after a single exposure.

Symptoms of acute lead poisoning include muscle pain, fatigue, abdominal pain, headache, nausea/vomiting, seizures and coma.

Symptoms of chronic lead poisoning include irritability, lack of energy, loss of appetite, learning disabilities, behavioural problems, poor coordination and impaired growth.

What consumers should do

Consumers should stop using these products immediately and seek medical advice, especially if they experience any of the above symptoms.

If you have used the products, wash with running water any area of your body that has been exposed to the product e.g. eyes, skin or hair.

Return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.


Oasis Corporation Australia Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Specialist Indian and Pakistani stores in Victoria, NSW, ACT, SA and Queensland

Where the product was sold

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia

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Responsible regulator

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

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