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Friday, July 1, 2022Recalls of products

Recall of product - July 1st 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 hair dye containing prohibited and allergenic ingredients as well as products (hand creams and hair serum) formulated with a prohibited fragrance compound.

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Hand and foot cream

Brand: Marie Laurent
Name: Latte di Mandorla, Crema Vellutante

Barcode: 8016543020032
Batch number: 00180600 - 06/2022

Country of origin: Spain
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Risk type: chemical
According to the list of ingredients, the product contains the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI and MI), which are prohibited in leave-on products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI can provoke allergic contact dermatitis in sensitive persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Face mask

Brand: Sence beauty
Name: Hyaluron + Raspberry extract leave-on sleeping mask

Barcode: 8719874195867
Batch number: C1680101

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

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause 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.

Hand cream

Brand: Belita
Name: Ultra hand care

Barcode: 4810151027582
Batch number: 0223001

Country of origin: unknown
Notifying country: Lithuania

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause 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.

Hair serum

Brand: Belita
Name: Mezo Hair Complex

Barcode: 4810151023652
Batch number: 003

Country of origin: unknown
Notifying country: Lithuania

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause 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.

Henna

Brand: Royal
Name: Burgundy Henna

Barcode: 8901371090114
Batch number: 019 

Country of origin: India
Notifying country: Germany

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Barium peroxide, which is forbidden in cosmetics and releases barium; the latter substance was found in the product (measured value: 13.6%). Barium can be easily absorbed and has toxic effects on the body impairing muscle, heart and kidney activity, leading to arrythmia, paralysis or gastrointestinal alterations.
Furthermore, the product contains p-aminophenol and p-phenylenediamine (PPD)(measured values: 2.9% and 0.1%, respectively) with an insufficient coupling agent. Uncoupled p-aminopohenol and PPD are extreme skin sensitiser and can trigger allergic contact dermatitis.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): destruction of the product

Hand cream

Brand: Belita
Name: Mumijo shilajit hand and elbows revitalizing cream

Barcode: 4813406006622
Batch number: 0523 006

Country of origin: unknown
Notifying country: Lithuania

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause 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.

Face mask

Brand: Skinlite
Name: Skinlite Hyaluronic acid x 3 Face mask

Barcode: 8809541194634
Batch number: MFG.04.12.2020

Country of origin: Republic of Korea
Notifying country: Lithuania

Risk type: chemical
The product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA), which use is forbidden in cosmetic products.
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause 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.

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