Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty body lotion"

Recall published
2011-10-24
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product "Lightening beauty body lotion"
Product description
White plastic bottle with pink stopper. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and indications in French and English: «The lightening beauty lotion “Vit-Fée” rich in vitamin E and natural extracts. Thanks to vitamin and hydroquinone action “Vit-Fée” rub in and hydrated the outer layers of your skin.» Volume 250 ml.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone, as declared on the label, the use of which is prohibited in cosmetics and personal hygiene products. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Batch number: u/LVF 250 ml, manufacturing and expiration date (FAB: 03/11
EXP: 03/13 and FAB: Avr/11
EXP: Avr/13).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Ivory Coast
RAPEX Reference
1203/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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