Skin lightening product "White - Lightening Beauty Cream Caro White

Recall published
2011-10-10
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product "White - Lightening Beauty Cream Caro White 500 ml, with Carrot Oil"
Product description
White and orange plastic bottle with orange screw cap and orange and black print. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and 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 Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Bar code:
9501101 373013
Batch number: 12A17753/12, manufacturing and expiration date (Fab: 21/01/11
Exp: 21/01/13).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
1108/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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