Skin lightening product

Recall published
2016-08-01
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening product
Skin Beautifying Milk - Maxi Tone
Product description
Body lotion with skin lightening effect in a bottle of 227g, supplied in a yellow-pink cardboard packaging.
Risk
The product contains 2.5 % by weight of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone causes skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Barcode
On the container:#150803-1. On the packaging: EF141, MHD: EXP.10/17.
Model number
Platinum
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0925/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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