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Recall of products - 16 September 2022

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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 face and hair oil containing unlabeled fragrance allergens.

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Face and hair oil

Brand: Raw
Name: Tea Tree Oil extra virgin

Batch number: 3621
Barcode: 8681823033622

Country of origin: The Netherlands
Notifying country: Germany

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Linalool and d-Limonene (measured values: above 100 mg/kg and 10 mg/kg) which can cause allergic reactions. Since these substances are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence, and may suffer allergic reactions or skin sensitisation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer) : Withdrawal of the product from the market.

Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2022-37, European Commission, 16 September 2022

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