Holi colour powder

Recall published
Product title
Holi colour powder
Holi Gulal Pulver ('Holi Gulal powder')
Product description
100g transparent plastic bag, fused and printed, filled with red powder.
The powder contains talc which should be kept away from nose and mouth of children under 3 years of age. In addition, the powder contains the dye CI 45170 which can cause serious eyes damage and it is contaminated by aerobic mesophilic bacteria (measured value 36000 cfu/g). The product has no adequate label claiming not to breathe the dust and can with regard to its foreseeable and promoted use lead to respiratory problems and infections as the powder may be inhaled, come in contact with the eyes and exposure to children cannot be excluded. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Red: 1MZ14FCL, best before 25.3.2016
Model number
Colour: red
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Health risk / other Microbiological
Country of origin
RAPEX Reference
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Products with other risk levels
Notifying country


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