Skin lightening cream "Skin Lite ’n’ Smooth Cream"

Recall published
2011-06-20
Brand
  • Symba
Product title
Skin lightening cream "Skin Lite ’n’ Smooth Cream"
Product description
Tube of skin-lightening cream in an orange cardboard box with white and dark-brown characters and the following description: “Lightens uneven and dark discoloration; Fades freckles, age and liver spots; Moisturizes the skin; Leaves skin perfumed, soft and smooth; Active ingredient hydroquinone 1,9%.”
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 0,8% of hydroquinone as a skin-whitening substance which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Batch code (tube) 1075 EX 0312
EAN 74366500014
57 g
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
0574/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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