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November 30, 1999

Cosmetic Specialty Labs Derma-Clear and Jeval A-Peel Skin Bleaching Treatments Recalled

Lawton, OK (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Cosmetic Specialty Labs is recalling Derma-Clear, Skin Bleaching Treatment and Jeval A-Peel, Skin Bleaching Treatment because the product is a new drug without new drug approval (contains more than 2% hydroquinone).

This Class II recall was initiated by the company, April 26, 1999 by letter.  This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.  The FDA considers this recall to be complete.

The recalled Derma-Clear and Jeval A-Peel were sold over-the-counter as a topical cream in 2 and 4 Oz. Plastic jars.

5,279 units were distributed Texas and bear the following lot and batch numbers:
90-0-5 3728
0-0-5 3728
1234567890-7 4314
234567890-7 5109
34567890-7 5245
4567890-7 5461
567890-7 6197
67890-7 6242
7890-7 7237

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

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