QoR Synthetic Ox Gall Recalled for Skin Irritation

QoR Synthetic Ox Gall Recalled for Skin Irritation
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August 19, 2014

A product used by watercolor artists has been recalled because it causes skin irritation and blisters.

QoR Synthetic Ox Gall is used with watercolor paints in small amounts to improve flow and wetting. No incidents have been reported, but consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact the manufacturer for a free replacement.

The product was sold at fine-art supply stores nationwide and on their website from June through July for about $11. About 470 units are affected by the recall.

It is clear and of low viscosity and packaged in a 59 ml clear glass jar with a dropper lid. The product code 7001000-2 appears on the label. One of the following batch numbers is printed on the bottom of the jar: 365254, 366319, 366405 or 366626.

Customers with questions can contact Golden Artist Colors, Inc. at (800) 959-6453.