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July 1, 2003

Publix Super Markets Has Recalled Chunkie Face Paints

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
a) Chunkie Face Paints 4-Pack packed in four plastic
squeezable tube applicator bottles with a cap
and a soft brush tip and four different colored tubes
(white, red, yellow and blue). Recall # F-407-3;
b) Chunkie Face Paints 4-Pack packed in four plastic
squeezable tube applicator bottles with a cap
and a soft brush tip and four different colored tubes
(white, red, black and green). Recall # F-408-3.

CODE
All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, FL,
by e-mail on February 19, 2003.
Manufacturer: Bluepath Industries, LTD, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Both products contain D&C Red No. 7, a color that was not approved for use as a cosmetic in close proximity of the eye as shown in the vignette.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
360 cases/6 per case.

DISTRIBUTION
FL
.

 
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