Privity Pty Ltd trading as HairCare Australia—Brazilian Blowout Professional Smoothing Solution

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Product description

Hair smoothing treatment
Identifying features
All batches affected

Other identifying numbers

All batches affected

What are the defects?

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

What are the hazards?

Tests show that the product contains free formaldehyde in excess of the level considered safe.

What should consumers do?

Stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Traders who sold this product

Various hairdressing salons (salon use only - not available for direct sale to consumers)

Where the product was sold


Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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