Millions of craft paint units recalled over bacteria concerns

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DENVER — Sargent Art is recalling around 2.8 million units of paint in the United States because the paint may contain harmful bacteria.

According to the Consumer Product and Safety Commission, people with a weakened immune system could get sick if they are exposed to the bacteria.

This recall includes 13 types of Sargent Art tempera and finger paints.

Sargent Art said the units were distributed between May 2015 and June 10, 2015.

The recalled paints were sold at Hobby Lobby, Walmart, and other stores across the country.

They were also sold online through and

So far, no injures or incidents have been reported.