Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty cream 500 ml

Recall published
2011-09-19
Brand
  • Caro Light.
Product title
Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty cream 500 ml, with carrot oil."
Product description
White and orange plastic bottle with an orange screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and other indications in Portuguese, French and English. Volume 500 ml.
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
Batch number: 12A27044/12, manufacturing and expiration date (F: 06/07/11
E: 06/07/13).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
0978/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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