Friday, April 30, 2021Recalls of products

Recall of product - April 30, 2021

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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 hair dye containing a prohibited and highly allergenic ingredient.

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Henna

Brand: PCC Brands
Name: Henna Herbal Black 1.0

Barcode: 8904061205782
Batch number: 354

Country of origin: India
Notifying country: Austria

Risk type: chemical
The ready-to-use product contains an excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine (PPD) (measured value: up to 2.8%). PPD is an extreme skin sensitiser and can trigger allergic contact dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Source
Safety Gate: the EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products, Report 2021-17, European Commission, April 30, 2021

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