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FDA Slaps Color Cuffs On Lime Crime For Unsafe Additive Use

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Quirky L.A. makeup brand uses ferric ferrocyanide and ultramarines – color additives permitted only in externally applied cosmetics – in one of its Velvetines liquid-to-matte lipsticks, according to the agency's July 29 warning letter. The unapproved color-additive use renders the Lime Crime product adulterated, FDA says.

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