Vichy Labs recalls LiftActiv Peptide-C ampoules

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The glass packaging of the small, sealed vials can break when opened

Vichy Laboratoires of New York is recalling about 206,200 LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti-Aging ampoules.

The glass packaging of the small, sealed vials (ampoules) can weaken over time and break when opened, posing a laceration hazard to consumers' fingers and hands.

The firm has received 35 reports of injuries, including one injury involving a cut to a person’s hand that required stitches.

This recall involves Liftactiv Peptide-C Ampoules 1.8ml (10 pack) and Liftactiv Peptide-C Ampoules 1.8ml (30 pack) which are facial serums.

The serum is packaged in amber-colored glass ampoules with the following batch numbers: 54T61Q, 54T91Q, 54TD1Q, 54TD2Q, 54TN1Q, 54TN2Q, 54TN3Q, 54TO1Q, 54U11Q, 54U12Q, 54U21Q, 54U31Q, 54U32Q, 54U41S, 54U42S, 54U51S, 54U52S,54U53S,54U54S,54U61S, 54U72S, 54U91S, 54U62S, 54U92S, 54UD1S, 54UO1S, 54W11S, 54W12S, 54W13S, 54W21S. The batch number is printed on the bottom or side of the pack.

The recalled product, manufactured in France, was sold at CVS, Walgreens, and Target stores nationwide and online at and from November 2019, through April 2022, for between $33 and $60.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Vichy USA Consumer Care for a full refund. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.

Consumers may contact Vichy Laboratoires toll-free at (844) 973-0595 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online for more information.

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