Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty soap

Recall published
2011-09-19
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty soap with carrot oil"
Product description
White and orange cardboard box containing orange soap wrapped in transparent plastic. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 100 g.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains, as declared on the label, the ingredient hydroquinone, which may have carcinogenic effects. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Manufacturing and expiration date (F: 07/11
E: 07/13)
Bar code: 9 501101 370746.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
0977/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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