Aug 27, 2020

45022 - #11 Wild Fire Lipstick
45023 - #12 Pure Passion Lipstick
45051 - #13 Bliss Tinted Lip Hydrator

Sold at participating nationwide pharmacies, health stores, and online at www.livingnature.com from March 2019.

We have recently confirmed that one of the ingredients used to manufacture the lipsticks listed above is not consistent with the certificate of analysis provided by our supplier, and is non-compliant with NZ Cosmetic Products Group Standard.

Living Nature purchased an ingredient which we were led to believe was an organic plant material. The ingredient is not consistent with the certificate of analysis provided by our supplier, and in fact contained a synthetic dye called Sudan Red IV (CI26105), prohibited for use in cosmetics.

We have obtained relevant advice from a Toxicologist, and that even if we assume all the lipstick applied is ingested, there is still a very high safety margin. Therefore Living Nature does not consider that the affected Lipsticks may cause injury to any person.

Living Nature has withdrawn these products from New Zealand retail outlets. Should a consumer still feel uncomfortable using any of the above lip products, we will happily exchange your lip product for an alternative Living Nature lipstick of your choice.

To initiate your product exchange, return your product to the below address enclosing your name, address, contact details, and your preferred replacement shade (refer here):

Living Nature Natural Products Ltd
1246A Bulls Road, SH 10
Kerikeri 0293,
New Zealand

Living Nature Contact:  Phone: +64 9 407 7895 | Email: info@livingnature.com

Living Nature would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please have confidence that this issue is isolated to these products.

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