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Friday, July 15, 2022Recalls of products

Recall of products - July 15 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 containing ingredients banned in cosmetics.

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Moisturizing cream

Brand: Margarita
Name: Maitinamasis veido kremas su bičių vašku ir augaliniu aliejumi visiems odos tipams

Barcode: 4770001336526
Batch number: 102023

Country of origin: Lithuania
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 manufacturer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Moisturizing cream

Brand: Margarita
Name: Drėkinamasis veido kremas su natūraliomis išrūgomis visiems odos tipams su proteinais

Barcode: 4770001336533
Batch number: 09 2023A08

Country of origin: Lithuania
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 manufacturer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Anti-aging cream

Brand: Margarita
Name: Veido kremas su kolagenu ir augaliniu aliejumi brandžiai odai

Barcode: 4770001336540
Batch number: 092023A15

Country of origin: Lithuania
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 manufacturer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Whitening cream

Brand: Rodis
Name: White Secret

Barcode: 4770001336540

Country of origin: Togo
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.

Whitening cream

Brand: Nouvelle Parfumerie Gandour
Name: Carotone

Barcodes: 6182000100455, 6182000100462, 6182000104309, 6182000109939, 682000100493

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.

Anti-spot cream

Brand: Shivanya
Name: Shivanya Beauty Cream

Barcodes: 6000980911049

Country of origin: Pakistan
Notifying country: Austria

Risk type: chemical
The product contains mercury (measured value: up to 13,5 g/kg). Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child. Mercury is forbidden in cosmetics The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Sources
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2022-28 European Commission, 8 July 2022

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