Skin whitening gel and cream “Fair & White Exclusive Whitenizer

Recall published
2006-11-13
Brand
Product title
Product description
Skin whitening gel and cream “Fair & White Exclusive Whitenizer Gel Crème" (30 ml, product code B58) and "Fair & White Exclusive Whitenizer Fade Cream” (200 ml, product code L06045)
Risk
These products pose a chemical risk to consumers because they contain hydroquinone (at levels of 8% in the gel, and 3.8% in the cream). Long-term use of skin creams containing hydroquinone may have harmful side-effects. These products do not comply with the Cosmetics Directive.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
France
RAPEX Reference
0744/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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