Friday, August 9, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

Recall of products - August 9, 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 product targeted by the RAPEX alert system this week: a hand cleanser containing a prohibited preservative.

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Hand cleanser

Brand: Permatex
Name: Fast Orange Hand Cleaner

Barcode: 8410410354044
Batch number: products manufactured before May 7, 2018

Country of origin: United States
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: chemical
The relevant batches of the product contain methylisothiazolinone, which is forbidden in leave-on products. Dermal contact with methylisothiazolinone-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 32, European Comission, 09/08/2019

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