Skin-lightening cream "Lightening beauty cream

Recall published
2011-07-04
Brand
Product title
Skin-lightening cream "Lightening beauty cream with carrot oil"
Product description
The packaging bears the list of ingredients – including "Hydroquinone (max.2%) and the indication: “Carowhite beauty cream is a formula rich in B-carotene and vitamin A and E in order to make your skin light, manageable, and satin-smooth. Contains hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children” in Portuguese, French and English.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk as it contains hydroquinone, the use of which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC).
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Manufacturing and expiration dates: “fab: 08/2010
Exp: 07/2014”
Barcode “9 501101 373068”.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
0613/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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