"Collected on separate occasions at various establishments, (they) contain heavy metal (mercury) exceeding the allowable limit of one part per million," the advisory said.
The FDA issued a similar warning two weeks ago for three other creams, all bearing the Jiao Li brand.
Bureau director Nazarita Tacandong said on Wednesday 24 February four of the nine other creams bore the same Jiao Li brand. The others were Xin Jiao Li, Jiao Liang, Xin Jiao Liang, Jiao Mei, and Jiao Yan.
They were imported without government authority, she said, and ordered them seized. She also warned shops stocking these products that they faced criminal prosecution.
Tacandong previously said the Jiao Li creams were apparently manufactured in China. She could not be reached for comment Wednesday 24 February, and the bureau did not say where the other brands were manufactured.
Many Filipinos go to great lengths to make their skin appear lighter than its natural brown, believing this would make them more attractive.