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Sept. 27, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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Recall of products - September 27, 2019

You may have them in your cupboards. Maybe, you use them, still. Beware: they are dangerous, illegal, harmful… and are the subject of a recall or ban by the European sanitary authorities. Underneath, you may find all the cosmetic product targeted by the RAPEX alert system this week: primer waters contaminated with bacteria.

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Primer Spray

Brand: PS… Prep & Perfect
Name: Primer Water

Batch number: UR0010119; UR0020119; UR0030619; UR0040619; UR0050719; UR0060719; UR0070719
Type: Coconut

Country of origin: Turkey
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: Microbiological
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 310 000 cfu/g) among which presumably Pseudomonas.
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (by importer).
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

Primer Spray

Brand: PS… Prep & Perfect
Name: Primer Water

Batch number: UR0010119; UR0030419; UR0040519; UR0050619
Type: Watermelon

Country of origin: Turkey
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: Microbiological
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values up to: 380 000 cfu/g) among which presumably Pseudomonas.
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (by importer).
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

Primer Spray

Brand: PS… Prep & Perfect
Name: Primer Water

Batch number: UR0010119; UR0020119; UR0030119; UR0040219
Type: Charcoal

Country of origin: Turkey
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: Microbiological
The product contains an excessive amount of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured values up to: 160 000 cfu/g) among which presumably Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas.
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucous membrane, the product may cause infection or irritation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (by importer).
Products were found and measures were taken also in: France

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 39, European Comission, 27 September 2019

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