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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|Posted Date||Company Name||Recall Information|
|11/18/2020||Method Home Products||Method Home Products voluntarily recalls Method Gel Hand Wash, Sea Minerals (12 oz size), because the product may be contaminated with the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Product Quantity: 3744 bottles. Code Information: Lot codes 202581104 and 202591104. Item UPC: 817939001622. Recall Number: F-0111-2021.|
|11/11/2020||Kimberly-Clark Corporation||Kimberly-Clark Corporation recalls Cottonelle Flushable Wipes, made with 97% purified water and packaged in the various configurations and UPCs, as they may be contaminated with Pluralibacter gregoviae. Product Quantity: 41,135,320 packages total. Recall Number: F-0075-2021. Event ID: 86565. Additional Product Information.|
|11/11/2020||Kimberly-Clark Corporation||Kimberly-Clark Corporation recalls Cottonelle Flushable Wipes, made with 97% purified water and packaged in the various configurations and UPCs, as they may be contaminated with Pluralibacter gregoviae. Product Quantity: 41,135,320 packages total. Recall Number: F-0076-2021. Event ID: 86565. Additional Product Information.|
For additional details on the recalls listed, please visit Enforcement Reports, enter the company name under "Recalling Firm" and "Search."
- Clinique Laboratories Inc. recalls Clinique Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator 125 mL (individual and in Clinique Thirst Quenchers Set) because the unscented facial moisturizer may contain an undeclared scent. Code Information: Lot/Unit Numbers: A20, C20, A50- Product does not bear use by or best by UPC: 020714898205. Product Quantity: 18,396 units (9,666 single units, and 8,730 as part of set). Recall Number F-0066-2021.
- Norwex Usa Inc. recalls Lysere Advanced Antioxidant Mouthwash with Nordic Lingonberry Mint 473 ML/16 Fl. Oz. due to potential microbiological contamination exceeding the specified criteria. Code Information: Lot number(s)-CU58 and CU59. Product Quantity: 2,118 units. Recall Number: F-1546-2020.
- SeneGence International recalls SeneGence for Men Grooming Hair Balm; 52 g / 1.8 oz. U.S. plastic jar due to the presence of mold (penicillium concentricum) growth in some finished good units. Code Information: SKU Batch Code Day Lot Code 3411 0D15 20112G 3411 0E05 20125G 3411 0E29 20140G. Product Quantity: 4758 units. Recall Number: F-1353-2020.
- Ecolab Inc. recalls Foam Hand Soap packaged under the following brand names and sizes, due to the products containing possible particulate matter:
1. ENDURE Mild Moisturizing Foam Hand Soap, Net Contents 1200 ml, Product # 6089344, UPC 25469-63440. Batch 1030HU0800.
2. KEYSTONE FOAM HAND SOAP 750 ML, Sysco # 8409249, Ecolab # 6100219. Distributed by Sysco Corporation. Batch 3030HU1300 and Batch 3030HU2500.
3. KEYSTONE FOAM HAND SOAP Net Contents 1200 ML, Sysco # 0281511, Ecolab # 6100516. Distributed by Sysco Corporation. Batch 1030HU0900.
4. Mild Foaming Hand Soap 25 US Fl oz (750 ml), Product No. 8000350, UPC 80852-00438, Batch 3030HU1400.
Recall Number (all items): F-1151-2020
- PRIMARK US CORP recalls all lots of Charcoal scented facial primer, 150 mL / 5 US Fl. Oz. (Recall Number: F-1022-2020) and Watermelon scented facial primer, 150 mL / 5 US Fl. Oz. (Recall Number: F-1023-2020) as the products may contain Burkholderia cepacian.
- Arbonne International recalls Arbonne Shea Butter Body Wash, 16 oz/ 473mL because product testing by the manufacturer revealed the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae. Recall Number: F-0958-2020.
- BECCA INC. recalls BECCA Cosmetics Light Shifter Brightening Concealer, 3.2 mL, all shades, because the firm identified mold in the cosmetic product applicator sponge. Recall Number: F-0953-2020.
- Tween Brands Inc. recalls Justice brand Just Shine You Sparkle Makeup Kit (Recall Number: F-0853-2020), and Just Shine Stay Magical Makeup Kit (Recall Number: F-0854-2020) because the products contain unapproved colorants.
- T&A House, LLC. recalls Monsepa Express Peeling Cream, Net Wt. 15 oz, because FDA testing found high levels of mercury in the product. Recall Number: F-0785-2020.
- Ecolab Inc. recalls ENDURE Sensitive Skin Foam Hand Soap, Net Contents 750 mL (25 US fl. oz) because the product may contain Burkholderia cepacia. UPC 25469-63702. Recall Number: F-0777-2020. Code Information: Lot 3489HU1400, expires January 2020. Item Number: 6023701.
- YES TO INC recalls Yes to grapefruit Brightening Vitamin C glow-boosting Unicorn Paper Mask (1 Single Use Paper Mask 0.67 fl oz / 20 mL) due to reports of skin irritation and spike in complaints. UPC DPCI #037-05-6515. Recall Number: F-0706-2020. Code Information: Lots 925054EW, 928013HW, 929040KW
- Montgomery County Chapter Nysarc, Inc. recalls Liberty Hair & Body Shampoo, 27 oz. nozzle pouch for potential contamination with E.coli and P. aeruginosa. Recall Number: F-0643-2020. Batch codes: 8-304-1; 8-305-1; 8-306-1; 8-309-1; 8-310-1; 8-311-1; 8-312-1; 8-313-1; 8-316-1; 8-317-1; 8-318-1; 8-319-1; 9-049-1; 9-050-1; 9-051-1; 9-056-1; 9-057-1; 9-058-1.
- Counter Beauty Brands LLC dba Beautycounter recalls Beauty Counter Brilliant Brow Tinted Brow Gel; Soft Black 3 ml/0.1 fl. oz. because testing found a species of mold Penicillium in the product. SKU 100000149 BRILLIANT BROW SOFT BLACK Product sold individually and as part of the following product set: SKU 700000072 Brow Gel. UPC: 842149101565. Recall Number: F-0594-2020. Code Information: SKU 100000149 Lot 999224670 & Lot 999210861.
- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of its Johnsons Baby Powder Lot #22318RB, because testing has shown the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination (no greater than 0.00002%).Recall Number: F-0156-2020. Product Code/ Case Code 100266500 Bottle Lot 22318RB Bottle UPC 381370030140.
- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of its Johnsons Baby Powder Lot #22318RB because testing has shown the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination (no greater than 0.00002%). Recall Number: F-0157-2020. Product Code/ Case Code 111750800 Lot Number 2998RT2 (for twin pack) (note: individual bottles are labeled as 22318RB) Club UPC 381371175086 Outer Case GTIN 10381371175083.
- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of its Johnsons Baby Powder Lot #22318RB because testing has shown the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination (no greater than 0.00002%). Recall Number: F-0158-2020. Product Code/ Case Code 111824800 111824800 Lot Number 2418QM121 (for SIOC) (note: individual bottles are labeled as 22318RB) 2428QM121 (for SIOC) (note: individual bottles are labeled as 22318RB) Club UPC 381371182480 381371182480 Outer Case GTIN 10381371182487 10381371182487.
- Tween Brands Inc. recalls Just Shine 100 pc Lip & Eye Palette, which includes-Eye shadow total net wt. 0.74 oz (21g), Eye glitter, total net wt. 0.88 oz (25g), and Lip gloss total net wt. 0.35 oz (10g) because products may contain unapproved D&C Yellow #10 in eyeshadow. Recall Number: F-0116-2020. Code Information: Batch code: 199646 91495 07/19.
Cosmetic Safety Information
- Enforcement Reports: FDA's Weekly Reports on Recalls
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- Import Surveillance: Import Alerts and Refusals
- How FDA Evaluates Regulated Products: Cosmetics
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