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June 14, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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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: make-up containing antimony.

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Body Glitter

Brand: All Over Glitter
Name: Beauty Woman

Description: 4.5 grams of purple skin paint with silver glitter sold in a transparent plastic container with a clear plastic cap.
Reference: 123
Batch number: 1019

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: United Kingdom

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains antimony (measured value: 29.7 mg/kg).
If antimony is inhaled, it can get deposited in lungs causing inflammation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the products from the distributor, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Other)

Face paint with glitter

Brand: All Over Glitter
Name: Saffron

Description: 4.5 grams of black skin paint with silver glitter intended for eye lids sold in a transparent plastic container with a clear plastic cap.
Reference: 123
Batch number: 1018

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: United Kingdom

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains antimony (measured value: 24.7 mg/kg).
If antimony is inhaled, it can get deposited in lungs causing inflammation.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the products from the distributor, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 24, European Comission, 14/06/2019

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