Sunscreen product

Recall published
  • Acorelle
Product title
Sunscreen product
Sun oil
Product description
Sun oil packaged in a brown bottle with a white label. The product information is printed in white and orange. The bottle contains 75 ml.
According to the ingredients list, this sunscreen product does not contain any of the UV filters listed in the Cosmetic products regulation, while sun protection can only be obtained by these UV filters. Instead, the product use karanja oil as a UV filter and the product is marketed as "sun oil high protection SPF 30" and "Sun oil effectively protects the skin from the harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays". A sunscreen product without any of the allowed UV filters presents a potential health risk when it comes to the effects of UVB and UVA radiation. According to the Commission recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products and the claims made relating thereto (2006/647/EC) sunscreen products need to protect against both UVB and UVA radiation in order to prevent sunburn and the damage linked to photo-ageing and induced photoimmunosuppression.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Ref 4602
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Health risk / other
Country of origin
RAPEX Reference
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country


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