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Summer 2022 special
Friday, March 25, 2022Recalls of products

Recall of products - March 25 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 contaminated with bacteria and cosmetics containing prohibited preservatives.

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Hair lotion

Brand: New Placentyne
Name: New Placentyne

Barcode: 8029550000126

Country of origin: Italy
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The product contains 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 product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to retailer): ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.

Lightening cream

Brand: Mama Africa Cosmetics
Name: Mama Africa

Barcode: 6280675002996

Country of origin: Italy
Notifying country: Sweden

Risk type: chemical
The product contains 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 product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to retailer): ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.

Make-up remover

Brand: Bioderma
Name: Sensibio H2O

Barcode: 3701129801642
Batch number: 22411H, 22413H, 22515H, 22915H, 23012H
Type : 850 ml

Country of origin: France
Notifying country: Romania

Risk type: biological
The product is biologically contaminated, with a biofilm on a filling line. Consequently, safe use cannot be guaranteed.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by economic operators (to retailer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Hair detangler

Brand: Baylis & Harding
Name: Goodness Hair Detangler Watermelon Burst

Batch number: 1319A

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: United Kingdom

Risk type: microbiological
This product poses a serious risk of microbiological contamination due to the presence of Pluralibacter Gergoviea.
This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013

Corrective measure: recall of the product from end users.

Source
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2022-12, European Commission, 25 March 2022
Product Safety Database - Unsafe Product Report, Office for Product Safety & Standards, March 25, 2022

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