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March 29, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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Recall of products

ou 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: products containing prohibited preservatives.

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Body cream

Brand: Sabelnik
Name: Cream for Body

Barcode: 460701166602610

Country of origin: Russian Federation
Notifying country: Lituania

Danger: According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Body Gel

Brand: Neogalen
Name: Sustavit Okopnik c Mumijo

Barcode: 7640123861824

Country of origin: Russian Federation
Notifying country: Lituania

Danger: According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Body GEL

Brand: Neogalen
Name: Sustavit Ревматин - Reumatin

Barcode: 7640123861824

Country of origin: Russian Federation
Notifying country: Lituania

Danger: According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Fat burner Gel

Brand: Nutrytec
Name: Thermo Xtrem Gel

Type: Ultratraconcentrated Efecto Calor
Barcode: 8436035242313

Country of origin: Spain
Notifying country: Austria

Danger : The product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI)(measured values: 0.002% and 0.0009%), which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics. Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 13, European Commission, 29/03/2019.

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