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October 31, 2000

Artrain Brand Face Paints Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Everett, WA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Dollar Plus Inc. is recalling Artrain brand Face Paints because the product may contain the following undeclared and uncertified color additives:
sunset yellow FCF (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6 - not allowed for coloring cosmetics intended for use in the area of the eye),
tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5),
allura red AC (certifiable as FD&C Red No. 40).

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

Artrain brand Face Paints, 6 colors and a brush on a card.

Recall #F-013-1.


Undetermined. Product of China.

Dollar Plus, Inc., Everett, Washington, by telephone on or about August 28, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

Washington state.

5 cases (48 cards per case) were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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