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Recall of product - July 30, 2021

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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 lightening cream containing an ingredient banned in cosmetics and bath balls that look like foodstuffs.

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Whineting cream

Brand: Gold Skin
Name: Gold Skin Clarifying Body Lotion with Snail Slime

Barcode: 6181100321500
Batch number: F 08.20, E 08.22

Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The product contains clobetasol propionate (measured value 0.02% by weight). This corticosteroid should be applied only if medically prescribed. Exposure to it could cause skin irritation and may lead to endocrine problems.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities: retention of the product at customs border.

Bath bommbs

Brand: I Heart Revolution
Name: Bath Fizzer

Barcode: 5057566123365 (Blueberry Crush)
5057566264341 (Caramel)
5057566264358 (Coton)
5057566220699 (Honey Teddy Bear)
5057566220712 (ours en peluche lulu)
5057566220729 (Mimi Teddy Bear)

Type: 5057566123365 (Blueberry Crush)
5057566264341 (Caramel)
5057566264358 (Coton)
5057566220699 (Honey Teddy Bear)
5057566220712 (Lulu Teddy Bear)
5057566220729 (Mimi Teddy Bear)

Country of origin: People’s Republic of China
Notifying country: Slovakia

Risk type: choking
Due to their characteristic appearance, form, colour and size, the product may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can easily detach from it, in particular if the product is bitten. A small child may them put it in the mouth and choke on them. Additionally, due to the product’s composing ingredients, the small parts ending in the digestive tube can damage the health of the child.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the requirements of the Food Imitating Directive.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Source
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2020-30, European Commission, July 30, 2021

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