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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against the purchase and use of spray paints which tested positive for significant levels of lead (Pb) upon the conduct of laboratory tests on the collected samples. Laboratory test results of thirty-seven (37) spray paint products showed that these products have exceeded the maximum limit of 90 parts per million (ppm).

Pursuant to its mandate under RA 9711 or the “FDA Act of 2009”, to ensure the safety and efficacy of health products in the country such as household/urban hazardous substances (H/UHS) that may have an effect on health, the FDA hereby issues this public health advisory on the following products, to wit:

1 Anton/Acrylic Lacquer Spray Paint/Red (Hongda Red)
2 Colorz/Aerosol Spray Paint/Green (Silver Light Green)
3 Colorz/Aerosol Spray Paint/Red (Flash Red)
4 Colorz/Aerosol Spray Paint/Yellow (Lemon Yellow)
5 JM/Spray Paint/Green (Light Green)
6 JM/Spray Paint/Yellow (Medium Yellow)
7 King Sfon Spray Paint, Grass Green
8 Klomonkey/Spray Paint/Green (Fresh Green)
9 Koby/Multi-Purpose Aerosol/Green (Fresh Green)
10 Koby/Multi-Purpose Aerosol/Red (Suzuki Red)
11 Koby/Multi-Purpose Aerosol/Yellow (Canary Yellow)
12 Lotus/Acrylic Lacquer Spray Paint/Yellow
13 MR. D.I.Y. Spray Paint, Yellow
14 Parlux Spray Paint, Dark Green
15 Parlux Spray Paint, Suzuki Red
16 Powerbon/Aerosol Lacquer/Green (Jade Green)
17 Powerbon/Aerosol Lacquer/Red (Carmine Red)
18 Powerbon/Aerosol Lacquer/Yellow (Golden Yellow)
19 Pylox/Aerosol Lacquer/Blue
20 RStar Spray Paint/Green (Grass Green)
21 RStar/Spray/Yellow (Canary Yellow)
22 Sinag (White Body)/Spray Paint/Yellow (Medium Yellow)
23 Sinag (White Body)/Spray Paint/Yellow (Medium Yellow)
24 Sinag/Spray Paint/Green (Fresh Green)
25 Sinag/Spray Paint/Orange (Orange Red)
26 Standard/Aerosol Spray Paint/Green (Light Green)
27 Standard/Aerosol Spray Paint/Yellow (Art Yellow)
28 Standard/Aerosol Spray Paint/Yellow (Orange Yellow)
29 Supemova/Spray Paint/Cream
30 Supemova/Spray Paint/Yellow (Orange Yellow)
31 Uni-Tech/All Purpose Spray Paint/Orange (Gongcheng Orange Yellow)
32 Uni-Tech/All Purpose Spray Paint/Yellow (Deep Yellow)
33 Uni-Tech/All-Purpose Spray Paint/Green (Grass Green)
34 White Tiger/Spray Paint/Red (Jialing Red)
35 Yandy Spray Paint, Deep Yellow
36 Yandy Spray Paint, Jade Green
37 Yao Dong Bang/Spray Paint/Green (Light Green)
*See attached photos for reference.

[1]Lead is a cumulative toxicant that affects multiple body systems and is particularly harmful to young children and can suffer profound and permanent adverse health effects, particularly affecting the development of the brain and nervous system. It also causes long-term harm in adults, including increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. Exposure of pregnant women to high levels of lead can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth and low birth weight. There is no permissible level of exposure to lead that is known to be without harmful effects.

All concerned establishments are sternly warned and hereby directed to stop the distribution and sale of aforementioned products that pose unwarranted risks to health. Appropriate regulatory sanction shall be executed to establishments that are continuously marketing these products, upon issuance of this advisory.

To report any sale or distribution of these products, kindly email FDA via [email protected].

Dissemination of this Advisory to all concerned is hereby requested.

Attachment:-> FDA-Advisory-No.2020-1585