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Gillette recalls 87,000 Venus disposable razors due to ‘misalignment’ of blades

Gillette is recalling about 87,000 Venus Simply3 Disposable razors due to laceration and injury hazards.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a problem during manufacturing resulted in the misalignment of the blades in the razors, posing a higher risk of cuts during normal use.

This recall involves Venus Simply3 disposable razors. The razors come in pink, purple, and yellow colors and were sold in two types of packages: a Venus Simply3 Disposable Razor 4-pack and a Daisy 12+1 Venus Simply3 Bonus Pack which included one free Venus Simply3 razor. The ten digit lot code can be found on the right or left side of the plastic package. The UPC number can be found inside the package adjacent to the bar code.

  • Venus Simply3” – 4 count pack razors: Lot numbers: 9003A17400 and 9007A17400 UPC: 047400315358
  • Daisy 12 + 1 Venus Simply3 razors: Lot number: 9009A17400 UPC: 047400300712

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Venus Simply3 razors and contact Gillette to receive a postage-paid return label to return the razors and receive a voucher for a replacement. Gillette has received one report of a consumer who was cut while using the recalled razor.

The product was sold at food, drug, and mass merchandise stores nationwide from January 2019 through May 2019 for between $6 and $10.

Consumers can contact Gillette at 1-800-362-1258 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Saturday through Sunday or online at and click on Safety Notification for more information.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Courtesy Consumer Product Safety Commission)
(Photo: Courtesy Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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