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Information Update: Unlicensed Laser Hair Removal Products May Cause Eye Damage

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/14 -- Health Canada has identified an additional unlicensed hair removal laser that may pose a serious risk to health. This device, being sold on the Internet by Bella Cosmedica, has the potential to cause significant eye damage due to the lack of sufficient safety features.

If you have used the product identified below and are concerned about its impact on your health, please consult your healthcare practitioner. Canadians can monitor the list of recalled laser devices on the Healthy Canadians site for updates.


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Manufacturer       Name    Some Identified Points of sale Date Added
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Bella Cosmedica    CW-808  http://www.bellacosmedica.com. January 24, 2014
                           au/,
                           http://www.cosmedicalsolutions
                           .com.au/
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