Recalls of products - January 12, 2018
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: an lightening cream containing a sensitizing ingredient.
Brand: BSQ / Caro bright+
Name: Lightening Beauty Lotion
• Barcode: 8713887000088
• Batch number: L 16351A
Country of origin: Unknown
Notifying country: Germany
Danger: The product presents a chemical risk. It contains contains kojic acid (measured value: 2.7% by weight). Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
• Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications, Report 02, European Union, 12/01/2018