Skin-lightening cream

Recall published
2011-06-20
Brand
  • Palmer
Product title
Skin-lightening cream 1)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Milk 2)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin 3)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Tone – for dry skin 4)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular 5)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin 6)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Tone – for dry skin 7)Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular
Product description
Cosmetic products in blue/green/red coloured cardboard box with the following description: “Active ingredient hydroquinone 2 %, Purpose skin lightener."
Risk
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain hydroquinone: 1) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Milk Hydroquinone: 2,0 % 2) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin Hydroquinone: 2,0 % 3) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Tone – for dry skin Hydroquinone: 2,0 % 4) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular Hydroquinone: 1,9 % 5) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin Hydroquinone: 2,1 % 6) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Hydroquinone: 1,9 % 7) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular Hydroquinone: 1,9 % The products do not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
1) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Milk Batchcode H9301C
MFG: 10/09 Exp: 10/12 Ean 10181 07705 250 ml
2) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin Batchcode J9203A
MFG: 07/09 EXP: 07/12 Ean 10181 07605 125 g
3) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Tone – for dry skin Batchcode J8233A
MFG 08/08 EXP: 08/11 Ean 10181 07609 125 g
4) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular Batchcode J9050A
MFG 02/09 EXP: 02/12 Ean 10181 07600 125 g
5) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – for oily skin Batchcode J9149A
MFG 05/09 EXP: 05/12 Ean 10181 07505 75 g
6) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fades Dark Spots Evens Skin Tone – for dry skin Batchcode J9218A
MFG: 08/09 EXP: 08/12 Ean 10181 07509 75 g
7) Palmer’s Skin Success Eventone Fade Cream – regular Batchcode J9364A
EXP: 10/12 Ean 10181 07500 75 g
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0578/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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