Priceline recalls counterfeit The Ordinary skincare product sold at Merrylands, Blacktown and St Marys | 7NEWS.com.au

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Priceline has issued a recall for 11 skincare products amid fears they may be counterfeit.

“We are aware that four Sydney based Priceline Pharmacy franchise stores improperly obtained and sold some counterfeit product branded ‘The Ordinary’ from an unauthorised and invalid source,” the company said in a statement on Facebook.

“Priceline is proud to stock The Ordinary, and Priceline head office has not and would never authorise such activity.

“On notification to us, we directed the stores to immediately remove all invalid products and are taking all actions necessary to ensure no further invalid products are made available.”

Priceline has launched an investigation into how the counterfeit product came to be sold in stores.

Affected products

• AHA 30% +BHA 2% Peeling solution

• Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%

• EUK 134 0.1%

• Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3%

• Argireline Solution 10%

• Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

• Amino Acids + B5

• Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion

• 100% Plant Squalane

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The products were sold at Bankstown Pharmacy Exchange, Merrylands, Blacktown and St Marys Priceline stores.

Anyone who purchased one of the products should stop using it immediately and return it to the store for a full refund.

“We take these matters VERY seriously and we thank those who brought it to our attention so quickly,” Priceline said.

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