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March 15, 2000

Gabriel SkinCare Recalls Aloe Care, Blemish Control Mask and Sunblock

Westlake, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Gabriel Skin care Distributors, Inc. is recalling sunblocks because of a failure to perform active ingredient testing.

The recalled items are packaged in plastic jars and distributed under the Gabriel SkinCare label as:
Aloe Care (Hydrocortisone cream), 32 ounce jar
Blemish Control Mask (sulfur), 64 ounce jar
SPF 16 Sunblock Gel, 4 ounce jar
SPF 25 Sunblock Gel, 4 ounce jar
SPF 30 Sunblock Lotion, 32 ounce jar
SPF 30 Waterproof Sunblock Lotion, 32 ounce jars.

The products were distributed nationwide and in Puerto Rico.  All lot numbers are affected by this recall.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Gabriel SkinCare by letter mailed on February 4, 2000.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #d-228/233-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 15, 2000.

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