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Friday, July 22, 2022Products

Recall of products - July 22 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: non-compliant sunscreens and products (lightening creams and henna) containing ingredients prohibited in cosmetics.

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Whitening cream

Brand: Skin Light
Name: La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante

Batch number: GB0335

Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Notifying country: Germnay

Risk type: chemical
The product contains hydroquinone. Hydroquinone is a skin sensitiser and may cause allergic contact dermatitis.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to retailer: recall of the product from end users.

Whitening cream

Brand: Clair-Liss Gènial
Name: Lightening Body Lotion

Barcode: 6181100322514
Batch number: L3667

Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Notifying country: Germnay

Risk type: chemical
The product contains hydroquinone. Hydroquinone is a skin sensitiser and may cause allergic contact dermatitis.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to retailer: recall of the product from end users.

Whitening cream

Brand: Dream Cosmetics
Name: Caro White

Barcodes: 618100530094, 6181100530063, 6181100530070, 6181100531008

Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Notifying country: Italy

Risk type: chemical
The product contains hydroquinone. Hydroquinone is a skin sensitiser and may cause allergic contact dermatitis.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to importer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Sunscreen

Brand: Biosolis
Name: Sun milk SPF 30

Barcode: 5425001841851

Country of origin: Belgium
Notifying country: Belgium

Risk type: burns
The actual protection factor of the sunscreen idiffers from the one declared.
Consequently, the user may be insufficiently protected against UV radiation increasing the risk of sunburns or skin cancer.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation nor with the Commission Recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to manufacturer): stop of sales.
Measures ordered by economic operators (to manufacturer: temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product.

Sunscreen

Brand: Biosolis
Name: Sun spray SPF 30

Barcode: 5425001841851

Country of origin: Belgium
Notifying country: Belgium

Risk type: burns
The actual protection factor of the sunscreen idiffers from the one declared.
Consequently, the user may be insufficiently protected against UV radiation increasing the risk of sunburns or skin cancer.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation nor with the Commission Recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to manufacturer): stop of sales.
Measures ordered by economic operators (to manufacturer: temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product.

Sunscreen

Brand: Biosolis
Name: Sun milk Kids SPF 50+

Country of origin: Belgium
Notifying country: Belgium

Risk type: burns
The actual protection factor of the sunscreen idiffers from the one declared.
Consequently, the user may be insufficiently protected against UV radiation increasing the risk of sunburns or skin cancer.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation nor with the Commission Recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to manufacturer): stop of sales.
Measures ordered by economic operators (to manufacturer: temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product.

Henna

Brand: Neha Herbals
Name: Herbal color black

Country of origin: India
Notifying country: Germany

Risk type: chemical
The product contains 2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine (measured value: 1,6%), which is a strong skin sensitiser.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Sources
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2022-29 European Commission, 22 July 2022

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