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May 3, 2019Recalls of products (RAPEX)

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Recall of products

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: glitter containing prohibited colorants for the formulation of cosmetic products.

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neon effect glitter

Brand: Moon
Name: Neon UV Glitter Shaker

Type: 028012
Barcode: 5060426879050

Country of origin: United Kingdom
Notifying country: Finland

Danger: According to the list of ingredients, the product contains the colorants Solvent Yellow 172, CI 45161 and CI 45174, which are not authorised for use in cosmetics.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by public authorities (to importer): ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.

Source
Rapid Alert System - Weekly Reports, Rapport 18, European Comission, 03/05/2019.

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