FDA Recalls Defective Face Paint
Posted on May 13, 2009
On May 12, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a consumer safety warning to stop using children's face paint after it received several complaints of adverse reactions to the face paint, including skin irritation, burning, swelling, itchiness and rashes.
According to the FDA, a preliminary investigation of these face paints found that they contained unsafe levels of mold spores and/or yeast.
If you, or anyone you know has suffered an adverse reaction to these face paints, it should be reported to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.