Skin cream and tonic

Recall published
2016-08-22
Brand
  • Derma Innovo
Product title
Skin cream and tonic
Ep-Derm
Product description
Ep-Derm Creme: cardboard box, accompanying leaflet, pump bottle; Ep-Derm Liquid: cardboard box, accompanying leaflet, pump bottle, plastic dropper.
Risk
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
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risksĀ (By: Importer)<br />Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Batch number / barcode
MHD Jan 2018
Model number
Ep-Derm Creme, Ep-Derm Liquid
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1075/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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