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July 5, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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Recall of products

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 palette of eye shadows that contains lead.

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Eyeshadow palette

Brand: Anylady
Name: Professional Mineral 12-color Matte Eyeshadow

Batch number: A8924
Barcode: 7521890446578

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: Slovaquia

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains an excessive amount of lead (measured value: 507 mg/kg).
Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body and can affect fertility, breast milk or the fœtus.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulations.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to importer): recall of the product from end users, withdrawal of the product from the market.

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 27, European Comission, 05/07/2019

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