Check your beauty kits! These Korean products contain a harmful ingredient
Stop using them, ASAP
Apr 9, 2018
If, like many of us, you too have been swept up in the K-beauty craze in some way, you might want to check your makeup stash.
The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) recently published a list of Korean beauty products that have been recalled not just here, but abroad as well, for containing dangerous levels of antimony.
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety revealed that the 13 products exceeded the permissible level of antimony (10 parts per million or ppm), as they ranged from 10.1 ppm to 14.3 ppm. It is said that exposure to high levels of antimony can cause eye, skin, and lung irritation, and continued exposure can pose more adverse effects.
Yikes. If you’ve been looking for a reason to purge your beauty kit, now might be the best time. Do you have any products on the list?
Aritaum Full Cover Stick Concealer (#1 Light Beige)
Batch No. AAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.12
Batch No. BAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.30
Batch No. CBH; Exp. Date: 2021.02.11
Aritaum Full Cover Stick Concealer (#2 Natural Beige)
Batch No. ELG; Exp. Date: 2020.12.17
Aritaum Full Cover Cream Concealer (#1 Light Beige and Natural Beige)
Batch No. GLG; Exp. Date: 2020.12.14
Batch No. AAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.30
Aritaum Full Cover Cream Concealer (#2 Olive Green and Pink)
Batch No. AAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.14
Etude House AC Clean Up Mild Concealer
Batch No. AAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.08
Etude House Drawing Eyebrow Duo (#3 Gray Brown)
Batch No. GLG; Exp. Date: 2020.12.17
XTM Style Homme for Men Easy Stick Concealer
Black Monster Homme Black Erasing Pen
Skeda Homme Spot Concealer
Skinfood Cherry Full Lip Liner (Rose Cherry)
3CE Slim Eyebrow Pencil (Chestnut Brown)
Makeheal Naked Slim Brown Pencil Br0203
Makeheal Naked Slim Brown Pencil Yl0801
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