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March 15, 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 products targeted by the RAPEX alert system this week: a baby cream containing a forbidden preservative, perfumes with allergens that are not labelled….

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Baby Cream

Brand: Uriage Eau thermale
Name: Bébé 1er Change / 1st Change cream
Description: Blue plastic tube containing 100 ml of cream for use in the nappy area of babies. Sold in a blue cardboard box.

Barcode: 3661434002298
Batch number: 801202 - EXP 01/21

Country of origin: France
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The product contains butylparaben (measured value: 0.051%).
Butylparaben is a reproductive toxicant and may have a potential endocrine disrupting activity. Its use in leave-on cosmetic products designed for use in the nappy area is forbidden.
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: Chat D’Or
Name: Blue eau de parfum
Description: 30 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a blue cardboard box.

Barcode: 5906074485284
Batch number: 11/2018 (on box)

Country of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances butylphenyl methylpropional and benzyl salicylate (measured values: 0.005% and 0.003% 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: Street Looks
Name: Ciao Babe
Description: 100 ml of eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a cardboard box.

Barcode: 8715658012986
Batch number: B13874

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, butylphenyl methylpropional, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citronellol, hydroxycitronellal, benzyl alcohol and hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.05%, 0.02%, 0.005% , 0.005%, 0.005%, 0.004% and 0.002% 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: Luca Bossi perfume
Name: Victory pour hommy
Description: 100 ml of light green eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a cardboard box in light and dark green colour.

Barcode: 6937926328595
Batch number: Nº: 5817-2

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances d-limonene, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, hexyl cinnamate, linalool, citronellol and geraniol (measured values: 0.02%, 0.02%, 0.09%, 0.09%, 0.008% and 0.002% 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: Luxure Parfumes
Name: Luxure Temptation
Description: 100 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a pink cardboard box.

Barcode: 5907709921566
Batch number: Best before: 02/2020

Country of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrance d-limonene (measured value: 0.002% by weight).
Since this substance, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, is not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of its 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

Spray deodorant

Brand: Bi-es
Name: Crystal
Description: 75 ml of liquid deodorant in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap.

Barcode: 5907699481538
Batch number: S.171127 1616 17

Country of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The deodorant contains the fragrances hydroxycitronellal, alpha-isomethyl ionone and hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (measured values: 0.05%, 0.03% and 0.02% 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: Chat D’Or
Name: Versales Diamond
Description: 30 ml of eau de parfum in a transparent glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a pink cardboard box.

Barcode: 5906074486496
Batch number: 11/2017 (on box), 19 (on underside of bottle)

Country of origin: Poland
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances benzyl salicylate and alpha-isomethyl ionone (measured values: 0.011% and 0.002% 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: Shirley May
Name: Royal Cobra
Description: 100 ml of eau de toilette in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a plastic cap. The product is sold in a green cardboard box.

Barcode: 6295124001475
Batch number: Production date: 01/2017, Expiry date: 1/2022, SM036040N

Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances Linalool, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, eugenol, geraniol, alpha-isomethyl ionone, citronellol, coumarin, hexyl cinnamal, benzyl alcohol, benzyl salicylate and hydroxycitronellal (measured values: 0.1%, 0.04%, 0.02%, 0.02%, 0.01%, 0.01%, 0.01%, 0.01%, 0.005%, 0.005% and 0.003% 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: Vandan
Name: j’abea
Description: 50 ml of light yellow coloured eau de parfum in a glass bottle, with built-in spray nozzle and a golden coloured plastic cap. The product is sold in a white cardboard box.

Barcode: 6895352882756 (label), 6932762122727 (box)
Batch number: DOM:01/17GD, DOE:2022/01

Country of origin: China
Notifying country: Czech Republic

Danger: The perfume contains the fragrances hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, linalool, benzyl benzoate, coumarin, hydroxycitronellal, citronellol, eugenol, geraniol, isoeugenol, alpha - isomethyl ionone, benzyl alcohol and d-Limonene (measured values: 0.2%, 0.1%, 0.08%, 0.04%, 0.04%, 0.04%, 0.03%, 0.03%, 0.02%, 0.006%, 0.005%, 0.005% and 0.002% 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.
THE PRODUCT IS OR MAY BE COUNTERFEIT

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

Mineral Mouthwash Solution

Brand: Unknown
Name: MMS - Mineral Mouthwash Solution
Description: The mineral mouthwash solution has 2 components sold in two different bottles: component A (100 ml) – Sodium Chlorite, CAS 7758-19-2, 28% solution and component B (100 ml) – Hydrochloric Acid, CAS 7647-01, 0,4% solution.

Barcode: Unknown
Batch number: 0818-3, 0718-3

Country of origin: Estonia
Notifying country: Estonia

Danger: The final mixture contains active chlorine (measured value up to 0.01%).
Chlorine is volatile and an irritant, consequently it could damage the eyes, respiratory tract and skin of the user when the solution is being prepared and used in the mouth.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 11, European Commission, 15/03/2019.

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