Skin lightening cream

Recall published
2011-05-23
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening cream
Product description
White plastic bottle with orange screw-cap and orange/blue characters. In addition to the brand and the name (which are in French) the following text in French and English is present: "with carrot extract and vitamin E". 500g.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.3% of hydroquinone as a skin-lightening substance which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Batch code CSL D15, Fab. 18/06/2010
Exp 06/2013
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Ivory Coast
RAPEX Reference
0464/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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