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Friday, January 6, 2017Recalls of products

Recalls of products - January 06, 2017

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You may have them in your cupboards. Maybe, you use them, still. Beware: they are dangerous, illegal, harmful… and are the subject of a recall or ban by the European sanitary authorities. Underneath, you may find all the cosmetic products targeted by the RAPEX alert system this week: a toothpaste containing bacteria.

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The Original Vicco Vajradanti Herbal Toothpaste

Brand : VICCO

• Batch number
: D41200691
• Barcode :  8901288012001
Best-before date :  11/2017

Country of origin : India
Notifying country : Portugal

Danger : The product poses a microbiological risk. The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 187500 cfu/g), and mould and yeast has been detected (measured value 3000 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Measures adopted: Withdrawal of the product from the market

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