Nail polish

Recall published
2007-05-14
Brand
  • La Femme hot colours
Product title
Nail polish
Product description
Nail polish with glitter; six different colours
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because according to its list of ingredients it contains dibutyl phthalate which is prohibited in cosmetics under the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC. Dibutyl phthalate may cause harm to an unborn child and possibly pose a risk of impaired fertility. Phthalates have a negative effect on the development of male/female reproductive organs. Especially children are vulnerable as their bodies are developing and can be negatively affected by these toxic substances.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market
Barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
0464/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Finland

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