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Friday, December 9, 2022Recalls of products

Recall of products - 9 décembre 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: products that contain prohibited ingredients in cosmetics.

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Whitening cream

Brand: Carotone
Name: Caro light Lightening Beauty Cream

Batch number: 6181100530056

Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Notifying country: Sweden

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): import rejected at border.

Whitening cream

Name: Kojie San Skin Lightening Face Cream

Barcode: 4809014128016
Batch number: KFCHO105102123

Country of origin: Phillipines
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,8mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators: ban of this product listing by online marketplaces.

Body lotions

Names:
• Sun2 Fruit Passion (batch number: 01804068)
• Sun2 Hot Caribbean Nights (batch number: 01580168)

Country of origin: Sweden
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The products contain a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI and MI) which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis in sensitive persons.
The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to distributor): stop of sales.

Face cream

Name: Noor Herbal beauty Cream Avocado & Aloe Vera

Batch number: TM#:376129

Country of origin: Pakistan
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical The product contains mercury (measured value: 2700mg/kg).
Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to importer): import rejected at border.

Body lotion

Name: Sun 2 Summer Dream

Batch number : 81305063

Country of origin: Sweden
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical The product contains isobutylparaben, which is forbidden in cosmetics. Isobutylparaben might be toxic for reproduction and might specifically be harmful to the male reproductive system.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to distributor): stop of sales.

Perfume

Brand: Le Falconé
Name: Turn for man

Barcode : 6291107920153

Countries of origin: Saudi Arabia
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The products contain Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA).
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitisation.
The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to importer): import rejected at border.

Eau de toilette

Brand: Charrier Parfums
Name: Mimosa

Barcode : 3442070081522
Batch number: TE11030
Type: MI30

Countries of origin: France
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The products contain Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA).
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitisation.
The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Sunscreen

Name: Bielenda Sun Care Coconut Suntan Milk SPF 15 

Batch number: 05.2022.2901419

Countries of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The products contain Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA).
BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitisation.
The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to distributor): stop of sales.

Source
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2022-49, European Commission, 9 December 2022

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