Every week, dedicated European portals (Safety Gate for the European Union, Safety Database for the United Kingdom) list the non-compliant and/or dangerous products detected on the market by the control authorities. Here are the cosmetic products that are subject to a recall or a marketing ban this week: a non-compliant disinfecting foam.
Brand: Essity Denmark A/S
Name: Tork Alcohol hand disinfection foam
• Country of origin: Denmark
• Notifying country: Denmark
Risk type: damage to sight
The product is classified as presenting a risk to the eyes if incorrectly used, but it does not present the adequate warnings and information to prevent such a risk. Therefore, users could inadvertently put the product in contact with their eyes, causing a damage to sight.
The product does not comply with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities: withdrawal of the product from the market
• Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - most recent alerts, Report 13, European Commission, April 2, 2021