Skin lightening product "Lightening Beauty Lotion

Recall published
2012-02-13
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product "Lightening Beauty Lotion with carrot oil"
Product description
White and orange plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications concernings its benefits to the skin and warnings "Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children.” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 300 ml.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared on the label. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Batch number: “L8B30512 33”
Manufacturing and expiration date: “F: 25/08/11
E: 25/08/13”;
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
0256/12
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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