Avon recalls eyelash curler for injury risk

Consumers warned to stop using eyelash curlers


There's a problem with some popular eyelash curlers sold by Avon.

The cosmetics company is warning consumers to stop using the Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler immediately. The company says the curler can break, exposing a metal pin, which causes an eye injury hazard for people curling their

The recall involves about 478,000 curlers in the United States and another 41,795 in Canada. Avon has received 24 reports of the Ergonomic Eyelash Curler breaking, including six reports of the spring breaking. These 24 incidents include 13 reports of injury, including three for which the consumer received medical attention.

The recall involves an Avon Ergonomic Eyelash Curler which is silver with black ergonomic finger grips. The word Avon is engraved in the silver upper lash curling bar. The recalled curler has the Avon model number F3093441 which can be found on the product's box.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Ergonomic Eyelash Curler and return it to Avon in exchange for either a refund or a Mega Effects Mascara.

If you have more questions you can contact Avon at (877) 217-5076 (English) or (877) 217-5077 (Español) from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.avon.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page.