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 Stick Concealer in Light Beige and Natural Beige

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

Aritaum Full Cover Cream Concealer in Light Beige and Natural Beige and Olive Green and Pink

Etude House AC Clean Up Mild Concealer
Batch No. AAH; Exp. Date: 2021.01.08

Etude House AC Clean Up Mild Concealer

Etude House Drawing Eyebrow Duo (#3 Gray Brown)
Batch No. GLG; Exp. Date: 2020.12.17

Etude House Drawing Eyebrow Duo in Gray Brown

XTM Style Homme for Men Easy Stick Concealer

XTM Style Homme for Men Easy Stick Concealer

Black Monster Homme Black Erasing Pen

Black Monster Homme Black Erasing Pen

Skeda Homme Spot Concealer

Skeda Homme Spot Concealer

Skinfood Cherry Full Lip Liner (Rose Cherry)

Skinfood Cherry Full Lip Liner in Rose Cherry

3CE Slim Eyebrow Pencil (Chestnut Brown)

3CE Slim Eyebrow Pencil in Chestnut Brown

Makeheal Naked Slim Brown Pencil Br0203

Makeheal Naked Slim Brown Pencil Yl0801

 

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