Redken Guts 10 Spray Mousse Recalled

RedkenGuts10MousseRecalledOn April 12th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Redken 5th Avenue NYC, issued a voluntary recall of their Guts 10 Spray Mousse due to a potential rupture problem with the products container.

What Do You Need to Know about this Recall?

The aerosol container's liner can corrode over time, posing a risk of the cans rupturing and expelling its contents. 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

This product was manufactured in the United States and approximately 1 million of these products were sold at hair salons and beauty supply stores nationwide from January 1998 through February 2011 for between $4 and $16.

What should you do if you still own some of these products?

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. Prior to disposing of the container, consumers should obtain the lot code from the container, then contact Redken for information on receiving a refund of the purchase price.

For additional information, contact 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.  Additional information can also be found at the CPSC website.