Cosmetic Advisories

FDA Advisory No. 2018-041 || Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 3)

FDA Advisory No. 2018-041

Public Health Warning Against the Use of Unnotified Cosmetic Products (Batch 3)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises the public against the purchase and use of the following unnotified cosmetic products whose particulars/details are provided in the attached annex:

  1. KERATIN TREATMENT 2 SUMMITWAY REPAIR SERIES
  2. WATSONS WHITENING BODY LOTION LICORICE EXTRACT AND MULBERRY EXTRACT
  3. SHINE MOIST® KERATIN REVITALIZING MOISTURE KERATIN TREATMENT
  4. TEEN’S TAWAS POWDER HONEY ROSE WITH PAPAYA EXTRACT
  5. ASHLEY SHINE LIPSTICK PARLOR SHOP
  6. OLAY® LUSCIOUS EMBRACE™ BODY LOTION WITH JOJOBA BUTTER & CRUSHED ORCHID EXTRACT
  7. OLAY® SOOTHING CUCUMBER BODY LOTION INFUSED WITH AVOCADO OIL
  8. DOVE BODY CREAM OIL PRO.AGE WHITENING & MOISTURIZE
  9. CHANLEEVI WHITENING LOTION MOIST SKINCARE IN COCONUT AND SWEET ALMOND ESSENCE
  10. PS HAIR SHINE SCULPTURING GEL WITH PROTEIN AND COLLAGEN
  11. LOVEY HAIR STYLING GEL EXTRA STRONG
  12. PURE PLANT ESSENCE OIL
  13. MENGDIE NEWTREND STREAM TONIC CARE FASHION TREATMENT CREAM STYLE
  14. LG CLINX CITRUS MINT (LABEL IS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE)
  15. CJ LION SYSTEMA ADVANCE (LABEL IS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE)
  16. MISE EN SCENE PERFUME DE LILY BLOOMING
  17. HERA ZEAL PERFUMED SOAP
  18. ON: THE BODY PURE-MOIST WHIPPING BAR
  19. FRESH MOISTURIZING MASSAGE SOAP (LABEL IS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE)
  20. DERMACOL FILMSTUDIO BARRANDOV PRAGUE MAKE-UP COVER
  21. KC SNOW CREAM SPF 50 WHITENING, ANTI-AGING MOISTURIZER DAY/NIGHT CREAM
  22. KYLIE XOXO SHEERTONE SHIMMER BLUSH (01 No. K885)
  23. SAEMMUL WATER CANDY TINT (RED MANGO)
  24. ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS® DIPBROW™ POMADE (TAUPE)
  25. KYLIE BRIGHT CHARM LIPSTICK (22)
  26. KJM ALL-NATURAL COSMETICS CHEEK LIP TANGO
  27. MAC LIPCREAM MATTE (AO9 RUSSIAN RED)
  28. COSMETIC BUFFET GLUTA MANGO LOTION
  29. LIME CRIME VELVETINES LIPSTICK 24H MATTE
  30. COSMO LAB ENTERPRISE SECRET PREMIUM BLEACH
  31. NYX STUNNING LONG LASTING LIPSTICK (SMLCO3)
  32. LINDA SOAP AURA SKIN AND DRAGON’S BLOOD
  33. MAC FROST LIPSTICK (AO8 RIVETING ROSE)
  34. UNDER ARM WHITE CREAM BY CHERRY WHITE
  35. KYLIE 3IN1 FALSE LASH EFFECT:
  36. KYLIE FALSE LASH EFFECT EYEBROW PENCIL (JET BLACK)
  37. KYLIE FALSE LASH EFFECT WATERPROOF MASCARA
  38. KYLIE FALSE LASH EFFECT EYELINER
  39. BIO LEIF TEA TREE
  40. BIO LEIF BLACK SOAP WITH GOLD DUST
  41. BIO LEIF PREMIUM TONER WHITENING WITH CASTOR OIL & PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT
  42. BIO LEIF AMAZING BEAUTY OIL WITH ARGAN OIL, CASTOR OIL & SHEA BUTTER
  43. FEI ZUAN FACE PAINTS (NO.020)
  44. PERK® 100% NATURAL PAPAYA SOAP
  45. WEIDINA ALMOND COLOR 2.0
  46. NATURE’S SQUEEZE PAPAYA SOAP WITH HONEY HERBAL SOAP
  47. GU ARDEE (7/11) ASH BLONDE SOFTNESS
  48. BEAUTY ANGEL® MAGICAL BB CREAM SPF 30 PA++ (3)
  49. SUNBRIGHT SERIES KERATIN & COLLAGEN HAIR COLOR PERMANENT HAIR COLOR (4/5 RED CHESTNUT)
  50. URBAN DECAY NAKED FLUSHED
  51. WEN® YUAN HAIR COLOR (CHESTNUT BROWN 3.56)
  52. WEN® YUAN HAIR COLOR (CHOCOLATE 6.3)
  53. WEN® YUAN HAIR COLOR (GOLDEN YELLOW 7.34)
  54. NEW XXL PENCIL SOFE LIP & EYELINER PENCIL
  55. KISS BEAUTY® HIGHLIGHT CONTOUR (NO.23003)
  56. LA MEI LA SPOTLIGHT BLUSH (NO.123)
  57. HENGFANG COLOR MOISTURE (LIP STICK/ LIP GLOSS)
  58. BIYA® EYELASH ADHESIVE (DARK TONE)
  59. BAOLISHI LIPSTICK (5)
  60. ROMANTIC BEAUTY® LIPSTICK ULTRASPARKLING 6H GLOSS (109)
  61. KAXIER ABUNDANCE SHINY LIP GLOSS 4D (04)
  62. SPEAKS G SKIN ESSENTIALS GLUTA MANGO PEEL SOAP
  63. SPEAKS G SKIN ESSENTIALS FAST WHITENING SOAP
  64. SPEAKS G SKIN ESSENTIALS SUN DEFENSE & BRIGHTENING LOTION
  65. SPEAKS G SKIN ESSENTIALS FLAWLESS WHITENING KIT:
  66. FLAWLESS WHITENING SOAP
  67. FLAWLESS WHITENING TONER
  68. FLAWLESS WHITENING CREAM
  69. SUNBLOCKER GEL
  70. CLARIFYING TONER
  71. JOSEPHINE N. MANALO HYPO ALLERGENIC CLEANSER
  72. MACADAMIA™ NATURAL OIL REJUVENATING SHAMPOO
  73. MACADAMIA PROFESSIONAL™ NOURISHING MOISTURE OIL TREATMENT
  74. BARIELLE® A.M. PUFFY EYE RELIEF CREAM
  75. A.C CAITLYN JENNER POWDER PLUS FOUNDATION STUDIO MC08
  76. KYLIE POWDER PLUS FOUNDATION NO.C17
  77. VIT VIT CREAM SNAIL EXTRACT CREAM FOR FACIAL TREATMENT
  78. DERMA 360º SKIN LASER CENTER AND MEDICAL SPA EMOLLIENT LOTION
  79. DERMA 360º TOTAL WHITENING UNDERARM DEODORANT ROLL-ON
  80. SESOU® NATURE SOURCE HANDCRAFTED CHARCOAL SOAP
  81. ORYSPA® RICE BRAN FACIAL CARE PORE MINIMIZING TONER
  82. MISSHA REAL MOIST 24 HAND CREAM ARGAN OIL
  83. MISSHA M PERFECT B.B DEEP CLEANSING OIL
  84. VIVELLE HELLO KITTY AND TINY CHUM ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP WHITENING AGENT + KIWI EXTRACT
  85. SKIN MAGICAL REJUVENATING SET 3:
  86. SKIN MAGICAL KOJIC ACID DIPALMITATE SOAP
  87. SKIN MAGICAL REJUVENATING CREAM NO.3
  88. SKIN MAGICAL SMOOTHENING SUNBLOCK GEL NO.3
  89. AZTEC SPIRULINA PERFECTION MASK
  90. CYCLES SENSITIVE BABY HEAD-TO-TOE WASH
  91. VIA NATURAL® MOROCCAN ARGAN OIL LIP CARE
  92. SKIN+DOC HEAL ACTIVE JOJOBA OIL HAND CREAM
  93. ALLORA LIP LINER PENCIL (01 TRUE RED)
  94. STAR KERATIN RECONSTRUCTOR
  95. GREAT LENGTHS PLAY ‘DO® HAIR COLOR MATTE FINISH AND MEDIUM HOLD CLAY (ULTRA VIOLET)
  96. SASSY COLORS RADIANT GLOW POWDER BLUSH WITH VITAMIN E (PLUM VELVET)
  97. SNOE AWESOME PORESOME MICRODERMABRASION RETEXTURIZING POLISH
  98. BENCH/ ORGANICS PAPAYA & MILK WHITENING & MOISTURIZING HANDMADE SOAP
  99. HAPPY BABY SOFT – CRÈME WIPES
  100. PATANJALI MULTANI-MITTI BODY CLEANSER
  101. MILK ESSENCE HYPOALLERGENIC BABY MILK BODY SOAP (WHITE)
  102. HERBAL SKIN DOCTOR HEEL BALM
  103. OLAY® PURELY PRISTINE ™ BODY LOTION WITH MINERALS AND SEAWEED EXTRACT
  104. MINISO BRAND NEW QUEEN MOISTURIZING LIP GLOSS (04 STRAWBERRY RED)
  105. A&W SMOOTH NATURAL POWDER (1)
  106. AS ASHLEY SHINE 3D MATTE LIP (7)
  107. COMFORT BEAUTY PURE MATTE LIPSTICK (071)
  108. HARODERM PAPAYA WITH MILK SKIN WHITENING SOAP
  109. THE ORIGINAL PORCELANA SUNBLOCK
  110. SAISI HAIR COLOR SHAMPOO A-2 BROWN BLACK                   

FDA post-marketing surveillance (PMS) activities have verified that the abovementioned cosmetic products have not gone through the verification process of the agency and have not been issued the proper authorization in the form of acknowledged cosmetic notifications. Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9711, otherwise known as the “Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009”, the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution, transfer, non-consumer use, promotion, advertising or sponsorship of health products without the proper authorization from FDA is prohibited.

Accordingly, because unnotified cosmetic products have not gone through the verification process of the FDA, the agency cannot guarantee their quality and safety. The use of such violative products may pose potential health hazards to the consuming public.

Potential hazards may come from ingredients that are not allowed to be part of a cosmetic product or from the contamination of heavy metals such as mercury especially in whitening cosmetic products. The use of substandard and possibly adulterated cosmetic products may result to adverse reactions including but not limited to skin irritation, itchiness, anaphylactic shock and organ failure.

In light of the above, the public is advised not to purchase the aforementioned violative products. Moreover, the public is also advised to be vigilant against cosmetic products that might not be duly notified with FDA. Always check if a cosmetic product has been notified with FDA before purchasing it by making use of the embedded Search feature of the FDA website accessible at www.fda.gov.ph.

All concerned establishments are warned not to distribute the above-identified violative cosmetic products until they have already been covered by the appropriate authorization (cosmetic notification), otherwise, regulatory actions and sanctions shall be strictly pursued.

All Local Government Units (LGUs) and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are requested to ensure that these products are not sold or made available in their localities or areas of jurisdiction.

For more information and inquiries, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To report continuous sale or distribution of the above unnotified cosmetic products, utilize our online reporting facility, eReport, at www.fda.gov.ph/ereport, or e-mail us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call us at the Center for Cosmetics Regulation and Research (CCRR) hotline (02) 857-1900 local 8113 or 8107.

Dissemination of the information to all concerned is requested.

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