Redken 5th Avenue NYC Recalls Guts Spray Mousse Foam Due to Risk of Rupture
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced a voluntary recall of Redkin Spray Mousse Foam Cans. Consumers should stop using this product immediately unless otherwise instructed. In addition, salons should be aware that 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, 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. Consumers should obtain the lot code from the container and contact Redken, prior to disposing of the can, for information on receiving a refund of the purchase price.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the 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.