Cosmetics

What should I do if I have a reaction (side effect) to a cosmetic product?

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Products intended to cleanse or beautify a person’s body are generally regulated as cosmetics. Some examples are skin moisturizers, hair colors, perfumes, makeup, and even tattoos.

If you have a reaction (side effect) to a cosmetic product, you should:

You can also contact the FDA district office consumer complaint coordinator for your geographic area or call FDA at 1-800-332-1088.

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