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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.

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  • Beauty Plus Global Inc. recalls City Color Cosmetics Contour Effects Palette 2 - Contour, Bronzer, Highlight; Net Wt. 5.7; Batch # S1603002/PD-C1179 because the FDA sampled the product and found mineral particles that are consistent with chrysotile and tremolite asbestos.
  • Skyn Iceland recalls skyn ICELAND Solutions for Stressed Skin Micellar Cleansing Water WITH ARCTIC ALGAE, 155 mL/5.24 US fl oz., because several lots (MD18DBD, M19BDA, M18BDB) were found to contain Burkholderia Cepacia.
  • Henkel Corporation recalls unexpired lots (8E1705, 8K2708, and 9A2803) of Caviar Anti-Aging Replenishing Moisture Conditioning Milk, 5 oz., because the product contained the wrong ingredient listing on the label. However, the actual product composition contains the correct ingredients.
  • Henkel Corporation recalls in expired lots (8F0612, 8G1003, 8J2203, and 8K2805) of Caviar Anti-Aging Replenishing Moisture CC Creme, 3.4 oz. & 5.1 oz., because the product contained the wrong ingredient listing on the label. However, the actual product composition contains the correct ingredients.
  • Young Living Essential Oils Corporate recalls Young Living Essential Oils, Orange Blossom Moisturizer, 1 oz. (28.3 g) because several lots (992212719, 999223413, 999223117, 992212727, 992212720, 992212728, 992212723, 999222527 and 999223414) of this product were contaminated with Candida yeast species and one with a yeast-like organism (Cephaloascus fragrans).
  • The Village Company recalls 4 lots (19057B, 19072C, 19072E and 19072G) of La Bella Extreme Sport Styling Gel, Net Wt. 22 oz. (624 g) due to contamination with the bacteria, Burkholderia cepacia.
  • AVEDA Corporation recalls Full Spectrum Protective Permanent Creme Hair Color, 80GM/2.8 oz. or 28GM/.98 oz. because the product tube has the incorrect label declaration of allergen chemicals. Product Carton has the correct declaration. 1,355,951 units; Recall Number: F-1420-2019. Recalled Batch Codes can be found in the Enforcement Report.
  • AVEDA Corporation recalls Full Spectrum Protective Permanent Pure Tone Hair Color, 80GM/2.8 oz. or 28GM/.98 oz. because the product tube has the incorrect label declaration of allergen chemicals. Product Carton has the correct declaration. 1,355,951 units; Recall Number: F-1421-2019. Recalled Batch Codes can be found in the Enforcement Report.
  • KAO USA Inc. recalls Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser, 11.45 fl oz. (338 ml), PETE bottle with pump (Bottle Lot Codes: XL090459, XL090469, XL100469, XL100479) because the front product panel is incorrectly labeled as an acne cleanser.
  • Dynamic Color Inc. recalls Dynamic Color BLK (Black) tattoo ink - Lot #12026090; EXP 09/06/2021; 803 bottles/8 oz. each. Recall Number: F-1236-2019. Product may be contaminated with bacillus cereus.
  • Dynamic Color Inc. recalls Dynamic Color BLK (Black) tattoo ink - Lot #12024090; EXP 09/04/2021; 803 bottles/8 oz. each. Recall Number: F-1237-2019. Product may be contaminated with bacillus cereus, staphylococcus equorum, and kocuria kristinae.
  • Color Art, Inc. DBA Solid Ink recalls Solid Ink Brand DIABLO (Red) color in a 2 oz. bottle; Lot number 10.19.18, EXP 10.2022. CI# 21160-56110-12467. 60 bottles/2 oz. each. Recall Number: F-1223-2019. Product may have microbial contamination.
  • Claire’s Stores Inc. recalls Claire's Eyeshadows - UPC #888711847165, SKU #84716. Includes: 12 x 0.8 g (0.028 oz.), 36,000 retail units; Lot No. 08/17, Recall Number: F-1207-2019. Product may have possible presence of asbestos fibers.
  • Claire’s Stores Inc. recalls Claire's Compact Powder - UPC #888711839153, SKU #83915. 10 g (0.338 oz.), 36,000 retail units; Lot No. 07/15, Recall Number: F-1208-2019. Product may have possible presence of asbestos fibers.
  • Claire’s Stores Inc. recalls Claire's Contour Palette - UPC #888711401947, SKU #40194. Includes: blusher, 3.2 g (0.113 oz.), compact powder, 3.2 g (0.113 oz.), highlighting powder 2.35 g (0.083 oz.), contouring powders 3 x 2.35 g (0.083 oz.). 3,200 retail units; Lot No. 04/17, Recall Number: F-1209-2019. Product may have possible presence of asbestos fibers.
  • Hollender Sustainable Brands, LLC dba Sustain Nat recalls Sustain NATURAL WIPES POSTPLAY 100% Cotton, 48 pre-moistened wipes, UPC: 85607800531; 200WIPEPP648. 11,348 units-Lot/Unit Numbers: 180926, 182609, 181112, 181113. Expiration Dates: 09/26/20, 11/12/20, 11/13/20. The affected lots may have a spotted discoloration on the wipes that may indicate the presence of mold or other contaminant.
  • Scalp Aesthetics recalls all lots of SCALPAINK SC basic black tattoo ink (Recall # F-1149-2019) as product is not coded. Product may be contaminated with bacteria.
  • Scalp Aesthetics recalls all lots of SCALPAINK PA basic black tattoo ink (Recall # F-1150-2019) as product is not coded. Product may be contaminated with bacteria.
  • Scalp Aesthetics recalls all lots of SCALPAINK AL basic black tattoo ink (Recall # F-1151-2019) as product is not coded. Product may be contaminated with bacteria.

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