Friday, February 7, 2020Recalls of products (RAPEX)

Recall of products - February 7, 2020

Produits au rappel - 7 février 2020

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 baby lotion contaminated with pathogen microorganisms.

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Baby Lotion

Brand: dm alverde
Name: Pflege-Lotion

Batch number: all batches and best-before dates
Barcode: 4 010355219015

Country of origin: Germany
Notifying country: Germany

Risk type: microbiological
The product contains an excessive amount of mesophilic aerobic yeast (measured value at least: 260 cfu/g), among which Wickerhamomyces anomalus.
This yeast might be an opportunistic pathogen, which could lead to infection, if the product is used by immune-compromised persons or applied on damaged skin or mucous membranes.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 06, European Commission, February 7, 2020

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