Skin lightening cream

Recall published
2011-06-20
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening cream
Product description
Tube of skin-lightening cream packed in a cardboard box with green and red characters and the following description: “For a lighter, brighter skin; Active ingredient hydroquinone 2 %.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 4.2% of hydroquinone as a skin-lightening substance which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
EAN code 502169000381 50 g.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
0575/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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