Cosmetics

Recalls & Alerts

The resources listed below are related to recalls of cosmetics and other products regulated by FDA, as well as other safety alerts related to cosmetics. To learn about FDA's role in recalls of cosmetics, see FDA Recall Policy for Cosmetics.

Recent Outbreaks

Recent Recalls

  • INTENZE Products, Inc. recalls Bright Red (Lot SS264) and Royal Blue (Lot SS258) 2 oz. tattoo ink bottles because of microbial organisms (bacillus halosaccharovorans, brachybacterium conglomeratum, and pseudomonas andersonii and pseudomonas balearica) in the inks.
  • Saje Natural Business Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash 8.5 fl. oz. and 1.7 fl. oz. bottles for potential contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
  • Bath and Body Works recalls Pure Simplicity Body Acai Berry 8 fluid oz products due to potential contamination with Enterobacter aerogenes and/or Enterobacter gergoviae.
  • Bath and Body Works recalls Pure Simplicity Body Fragrance Free 8 fluid oz products due to potential contamination with Enterobacter aerogenes and/or Enterobacter gergoviae.
  • Solid Ink recalls SOLID INK ORANGE, 2 oz, Batch #8297, EXP DATE 8/21 because FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) analyzed a sample of Solid Ink Orange (tattoo ink) (Batch #8297) which resulted positive for Bacillus pumilus, Bacillus licheniformis, and Pseudomonas sp. The Office of Cosmetics and Colors concluded that the product appears to be adulterated because it contains microorganisms at a level that exceeds acceptable limits for cosmetics.

For details on the recalls listed above,

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