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November 01, 2011
Recalled Red and Black Henna Cones used in body painting pose a chemical burn hazard
Health Canada reports of a recall involving Black and Red Henna Cones. Henna cones are used to apply skin paints. The recalled products contain phenol as well as other phenolic compounds which are prohibited hotlist ingredients. Phenolic compounds are known as skin sensitizers and can produce chemical burns (corrosive action) to the skin.
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Health Canada has received one reported incident related to the use of this product.
Recalled Henna Cones were sold at various ethnic stores in Ontario and Quebec.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and dispose of the product.
For more information, consumers may contact ITN Food Corporation for any questions or concerns by phone at
1 (416) 321-2052
or by mail at the following address: ITN Food Corporation, 40 Commander Blvd, Toronto, ON M1S 3S2, Fax : 1-416-321-2063.
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