The cream and liquid contain betamethasone (0,054% and 0.044% by weight respectively), a corticosteroid that should be applied to the skin only if prescribed to treat certain skin conditions. In addition to the skin lightening effect, it can induce skin rash and burning at the application site and long-time exposure could lead to endocrine problems.
The cream and liquid also contain triclosan, which is non-authorised in skin cream and tonics.
The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures