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March 8, 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 hair gel containing prohibited preservatives.

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Hair gel

Brand: Elidor
Name: Gel Styling Unisex

Type: Fissagio Forte
Barcode: 8 004 120 095 009
batch number: В10ED250521

Country of origin: Italia
Notifying country: Bulgaria

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 taken by economic operators: withdrawal of the product from the market (by distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to retailer): ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Report 10, Commission européenne, 08/03/2019.

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