Friday, June 19, 2020Recalls of products (RAPEX)

Recall of products - June 19, 2020

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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 products targeted by the RAPEX alert system this week: counterfeit perfumes or perfumes containing unlabelled allergens.

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Perfume

Brand: Elizabeth Arden
Name: Sunflowers

Batch number: L7FB1
Barcode: 0 85805 96112 1
Type : K606400

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Czechia

Risk type: chemical
The perfume contains Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Citronellol, d-Limonene, Geraniol, Eugenol, Benzyl Benzoate and Farnesol (measured values: 1.2%, 0.93%, 0.43%, 0.41%, 0.31%, 0.22%, 0.15%, 0.13%, 0.11% and 0.092% by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): Stop of sales.

Perfume

Brand: beautiful parfum
Name: Fama

Type: 9806-50
Barcode: 6 937926 313225

Country of origin: People’s Republic of China
Notifying country: Czechia

Risk type: chemical
The perfume contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Benzyl Salicylate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Linalool, Citronellol and Hydroxycitronellal (measured values: 0.11%, 0.054%, 0.044%, 0.038%, 0.025%, 0.024% and 0.011% by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Perfume

Brand: Clair de Lune, So French
Name: CDL 5

Batch number: 335
Barcode: 5 420069 002008

Notifying country: Czechia

Risk type: chemical
The perfume contains Eugenol and Benzyl Salicylate (measured values: 0.0068% and 0.0034% by weight, respectively).
Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): withdrawal of the product from the market.

Counterfeit perfume

Brand: Chanel
Name: Chance

Notifying country: Czechia

Batch number: 026323

Risk type: Health risk
The product is counterfeit and lacks the compulsory human health safety evaluation.
Consequently, when used as leave on product it could lead to adverse health effects.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): stop of sales.

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 25, European Commission, June 19, 2020

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