Shoppers Drug Mart Withdraws Specific Lot Codes of Balea Shave Gels

August 31, 2012 - Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is voluntarily withdrawing specific lot codes of Balea Shave Gels from store shelves due to complaints received about the pressure when dispensing the product. The following products with the specific lot codes, found on the bottom of the container, have been withdrawn from all Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix locations across Canada. Customers are asked to return product exhibiting increased pressure or force when dispensing the product, to any Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix location, with or without proof of purchase for a full refund.

Balea Shave Gel, UPC 057800805755, Lot Codes 0342 and 0332
Balea Shave Gel Women Sensitive, UPC 057800703969, Lot Codes 1462 and 1482
Balea Shave Gel Women Dry Skin, UPC 057800703983, Lot Codes 1492 and 1502
Balea Shave Gel Mens Sensitive, UPC 057800151777, Lot Code 0462

For more information, customers can call Shoppers Drug Mart Customer Care Centre at 1-800-746-7737.

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