The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public to about the possible allergic reactions brought by the usage of washable hair chalks.
Washable Hair Chalks (image from interaksyon.com)
The FDA has not received any noti? cation in conformance with the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive for washable hair chalks from any cosmetic establishment. These products may contain ingredients such as dyes or colorants, chemicals, and preservatives which are not allowed and may cause allergies and adverse reaction on the scalp, head, eyes, and skin.
The FDA said in an advisory signed by acting Director General Dr. Kenneth Hartigan Go last July 11, 2013.