Skin lightening product "White - Savon de Beauté Caro White

Recall published
2011-10-10
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product "White - Savon de Beauté Caro White Eclaircissant"
Product description
White and orange cardboard box containing orange soap. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children” in Portuguese, French and English. Volume: 180 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 Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Bar code: 9 501101 373082
Manufacturing and expiration date (Fab: 03/2010
Exp: 02/2014).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Ivory Coast
RAPEX Reference
1106/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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