Medicated Fade Crème

Recall published
2008-03-31
Brand
Product title
Medicated Fade Crème with Sunscreen
Product description
113.5g (4oz) white cream in a white plastic tub, inside a cardboard box. The front and back of the box have pink and cream vertical panels. The top flap of the box is pink and the bottom flap is cream. Both sides of the box are blue. The brand logo is a globe with a black lozenge across its centre containing the words Clear Essence in pink and cream lettering. The tub has a label with pink and cream panels and the same logo.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.9% of hydroquinone. The product's label states that the active ingredient is 2% hydroquinone. The presence of hydroquinone contravenes Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Lot 061109-1. Expiry date 11/08
Printed on base of tub but not on box
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0398/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Ireland

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