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July 19, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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Recall of product

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: henna contaminated with bacteria.

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Henna

Brand: Manzoor A-1
Name: Zarqa Henna

Batch number: 2222
Barcode: 443678616096

Country of origin: Pakistan
Notifying country: Ireland

Risk type: Bacteriological
The product contains an excessive level of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value: 93000 cfu/g) and yeast and mould (measured value: 2400 cfu/g). If used on damaged skin, or if it comes into contact with the eyes or mucoses, the product may cause infection or irritation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 29, European Comission, 19/07/2019

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