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April 18, 2014 Recalls of products (RAPEX)

Recalls of products - April 18, 2014

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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.

Skin Bleach Cream

(Skin lightening product)

Brand: Stillman´s

Barcode: 8966000002449
Batch number/Peremption date: Exp 04/2016 BC

Country of origin: Pakistan 

Notifying country: Austria

Danger: The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (measured value: 16,400 mg/kg).The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures adopted: Warning consumers of the risks.

Bleach Cream

(Skin lightening product)

Brand: MEDICAM

Barcode: 6291101520595
Batch number: 08C13

Country of origin: Pakistan

Notifying country: Austria

Danger: The product poses a chemical risk because it contains mercury (measured value: 38,800 mg/kg).The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures adopted: Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks.

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