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Millions of Craft Paints Recalled Due to Harmful Bacteria

The affected bottles were produced between May of 2015 and June of 2016

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    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Sargent Art recalls 2.8 million units of craft paint sold across the country from May of 2015 through June of 2016 due to risk of bacterial infection.

    About 2.8 million units of craft paints have been recalled due to risk of exposure to harmful bacteria.

    Sargent Art recalled 13 types of arts and crafts tempera and finger paints sold nationwide at Hobby Lobby, Wal-Mart, Amazon.com and their website, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    The affected bottles were produced between May of 2015 and June of 2016. Click here for a full list of colors and sizes of paints included in the recall.

    Exposure to certain bacteria can have adverse health effects on those with compromised immune systems. Those with healthy immune systems are typically not affected by the bacteria.

    Anyone with the recalled supplies should contact Sargent Art for a full refund.

    For more information, visit www.recallrtr.com/pidilite or call Sargent Art at 800-827-8081 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.