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A ‘manufacturing issue’ leads to recall of Gillette razors

What to do if you think you have a recalled product

There are many numbers and dates on the foods, drugs, cosmetics, and other products we use every day. When unsafe products must be removed from the market, these numbers and dates can help identify them quickly.
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There are many numbers and dates on the foods, drugs, cosmetics, and other products we use every day. When unsafe products must be removed from the market, these numbers and dates can help identify them quickly.

At least three lots of Gillette Venus Simply 3 disposable razors have been recalled because a production problem made the shavers more prone to cut users.

“We’re disappointed to share that a temporary manufacturing issue resulted in about 500 Venus Simply3 Disposable Razors in North America being released which are more likely to cut during normal use,” Gillette wrote on its Venus website recall announcement.

Publix, which announced the recall last week on its website, said the razors covered were sold January through May.

Lot numbers involved are Nos. 9007A17400 and 9003A17400 for the Venus Simply3 Women’s Disposable Razors 4-count pack and No. 9009A17400 for the Daisy 12+1 Venus Simply3 bonus pack with a free Venus Simply3 Women’s Disposable razor.

Anyone with these razors can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions can call Venus at 800-362-1258.

Since 1989, David J. Neal’s domain at the Miami Herald has expanded to include writing about Panthers (NHL and FIU), Dolphins, old school animation, food safety, fraud, naughty lawyers, bad doctors and all manner of breaking news. He drinks coladas whole. He does not work Indianapolis 500 Race Day.

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