Skin lightening serum

Recall published
2010-09-27
Brand
Product title
Skin lightening serum
Product description
Skin Lightening Serum for areas around the eyes sold in plastic bottle with pump-action dispenser cap, packed in a printed cardboard box.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 1.84% hydroquinone, which can pose a threat to health if applied over a large area over a long period. The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the distributor.
Barcode
N/A
Model number
LOT #080805-2
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/1442/10
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.