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FDA Advises Consumers to Stop Using Certain Cosmetic Products
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Beauty Plus cosmetic products recalled after testing positive for asbestos.

 

 

The following blog is direct information from the FDA's Cosmetics Recalls and Alerts page. For more information please visit: https://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-recalls-alerts/fda-advises-consumers-stop-using-certain-cosmetic-products

 

Recall #1: March 5, 2019

The FDA is advising consumers not to use certain Claire’s cosmetic products because they may be contaminated with asbestos fibers.

Samples of the following products tested positive for tremolite asbestos during FDA testing:

  • Claire’s Eye Shadows – Batch No/Lot No: 08/17
  • Claire’s Compact Powder – Batch No/Lot No: 07/15
  • Claire’s Contour Palette – Batch No/Lot No: 04/17

 

Recall #2: May 29, 2019 

On May 29, and 30, 2019 Beauty Plus Global and Claire’s Stores, Inc., undertook voluntary recalls of their respective cosmetic products that tested positive for asbestos during FDA’s ongoing testing of cosmetics for asbestos. The recalled products include:

  • Beauty Plus Global Contour Effects Palette 2, Batch No. S1603002/PD-C1179
  • Claire’s JoJo Siwa Makeup Set, SKU #888711136337, Batch/Lot No. S180109

Consumers who have these batches/Lots of Beauty Plus or Claire's products should stop using them.

 

Recall #3: September 6, 2019

On September 6, 2019, Beauty Plus Global voluntarily recalled four cosmetic products that tested positive for asbestos during FDA’s ongoing testing of cosmetics for asbestos. The recalled products include:

  • Beauty Plus Global Inc. City Color Collection Matte Blush (Fuchsia), SKU #849136008807, Lot No. 1605020/PD-840
  • Beauty Plus Global Inc. City Color Cosmetics Timeless Beauty Palette, SKU #849136012958, Lot No. 1510068/PD-C864R
  • Beauty Plus Global Inc. City Color Bronzer (Sunset), SKU #849136016017, Lot No. 160634/PD-P712M
  • Beauty Plus Global Inc. Beauty Plus Global Inc. City Color Shimmer Bronzer (Caramel), SKU #849136017106, Lot No. 1612112/PD-840

 

Health care professionals and consumers are encouraged to report any adverse events to FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program by: Completing and submitting the report online at MedWatch Online Voluntary Reporting Form. Then download the report form, and submitting it via fax at 1-800-FDA-0178

 

For more information on FDA’s investigation of potential asbestos contamination in cosmetics, see the FDA’s Talc Web Page

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