Friday, April 12, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

Recall of products - April 12, 2019

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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 shower gel contamined with bacteria.

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Bath product

Brand: Frucht
Name: Duft Schaum Bad

Type: Exotifrucht hautfreundlich
Barcode: 4010937100045

Country of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Germany

Danger: The product contains an excessive amount of pseudomonas putida (measured value: 23000 cfu/g).
If used on damaged skin or by immunocompromised users, the product may cause a severe infection.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN ISO 17516.

Measures taken by economic operators: ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (by distributor).
Measures ordered by public authorities (to distributor): temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 15, European Comission, 12/04/2019.

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