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March 15, 2000

Gabriel Skin Care Distributors, Inc. Recall Blemish Control Gels, Washes and Scrubs

Westlake, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Gabriel Skin Care Distributors, Inc. is recalling Blemish Control Gel, washes and scrubs because of misbranding and failure to perform active ingredient testing.

The recalled OTC items are packed in 32 and 64-ounce plastic jars used for the treatment of facial acne, distributed under the Gabriel SkinCare label:
a) Blemish Control Gel 2.5%, in 32 ounce jars, Lot Number 3612.
b) Blemish Control Gel 5%, in 32-ounce jars, Lot Number 3435.
c) Blemish Control Gel 10%, in 32-ounce jars, Lot Number 3582.
d) Blemish Wash, in 64-ounce jars, Lot Number 3312.
e) Blemish Scrub, in 64-ounce jars. Lot Number 3200 and 3569.

188 jars were distributed nationwide and in Puerto Rico

This ongoing Class III recall was initiated by Gabriel Skin Care by letter on February 11, 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-235/239-0

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

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