Skin lightening cream

Recall published
2016-08-22
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening cream
Medicated Fade Cream with Sunscreen.
Product description
White cream in a plastic jar with adhesive labels and plastic screw top sealed in film, contained in outer carton.
Risk
The product contains 1.95% by weight of hydroquinone. Hydroquinone causes skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Barcode
160105-1
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/1065/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.