March 14, 2001Nivea Mens Face Wash Recalled
CT (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Beiersdorf, Inc. is recalling Nivea for
Men-Double Action Face Wash (described further below) because the product contains the
unapproved color additive acid red 14 (formerly certifiable as Ext. D&C Red No. 10).
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
a) Nivea for Men-Double Action Face Wash 5 Fl. OZ 150mL tube. Recall #F-292-1;
b) Men's Grooming Kit containing Nivea for Men-Double Action Face Wash 0.5 Fl. OZ. 15 mL
Beiersdorf, inc., Juvena, Germany.
Beiersdorf, Inc., Norwalk, CT, by e-mail on 2/08/01 and by letter on
2/14/01. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
a) 5 fl. Oz., 2,142 cases
b) 0.5 fl. Oz. in kits, 33,000 cases.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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