Skin lightening product "Lightening Oil"

Recall published
2011-12-26
Brand
  • Caro White.
Product title
Skin lightening product "Lightening Oil"
Product description
Lightening oil with carrot oil sold in a white and orange plastic bottle with green screw cap and orange characters. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications in French, English and Portuguese. Volume 50 ml.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains the ingredient hydroquinone as declared in the label, which use 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: “L: 5811895”, manufacturing and expiration date: “F: 23/09/10
E: 23/09/12”;
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Democratic Republic Of Congo
RAPEX Reference
1560/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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