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Friday, May 20, 2022Recalls of products

Recall of product - May 20 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 facial cleanser containing too much preservative and cleaning wipes contaminated with bacteria.

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Face cleanser

Brand: The Inkey List
Name: The Inkey List Salicylic Acid Cleanser

Barcode: 5060422297179
Batch number: 102504

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: chemical
The product contains an excessive level of salicylic acid (measured value: up to 3.39%). Salicylic acid applied on the skin may cause chemical burns.
This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators: stop of sales.

Cleansing wipes

Brand: Oasis
Name: Oasis Bedbath Unperfumed

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: microbiological
The product is contaminated with the mesophilic bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
This poses a risk of infection, particularly to persons in intensive care in hospitals or with a weakened immune system.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Cleansing wipes

Brand: Conti
Name: Wet Wipes Skin Cleansing Wipes

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: microbiological
The product is contaminated with the mesophilic bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
This poses a risk of infection, particularly to persons in intensive care in hospitals or with a weakened immune system.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Shampoo cap

Brand: Oasis
Name: Shampoo Cap; Shampoo Cap Unperfumed

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: microbiological
The product is contaminated with the mesophilic bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
This poses a risk of infection, particularly to persons in intensive care in hospitals or with a weakened immune system.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Source
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, European Commission, 20 May 2022

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