Hair straightening treatment - Acai Professional Smoothing Solution

Recall published
2010-10-25
Brand
Product title
Hair straightening treatment - Acai Professional Smoothing Solution
Product description
1 litre (34 oz) brown plastic bottle with white lid, white and brown writing and a rust coloured flower picture to front.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains an excessive level of free Formaldehyde (8.8% and 9.5% in two samples). In addition, the list of ingredients, as on the Product Formula and MSDS provided, includes methyldibromo glutaronitrile (MDBG), which should not be present in any cosmetic products. One incident reported. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
1578/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Ireland

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