The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

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2013 - 17 6
A12/0509/13
Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Sante

Name: 100 % Pflanzen Haarfarbe

Type/number of model: maroon

Batch number: 12030537/ 4 025089 041887

Description: Powder hair dye (100g) – maroon colour, packed in a brown and white cardboard box.

Country of origin: Germany


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk due to the presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms to the amount of 9.0 x 104 cfu/g.

The product poses a serious microbiological risk for consumers.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market
2013 - 17 11
A12/0514/13
Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Natural hair dye

Brand: Henna

Name: Henna black, Henna gold blond, Henna coppery red

Type/number of model: 1) Henna black 2) Henna gold blond 3) Henna coppery red

Batch number/Barcode:

1) 8 594008 780023 /date of production 14/02/2012 /expiration date: 14/02/2014

2) 8 594008 780047 /date of production 03/10/2012 /expiration date: 03/10/2014

3) 8 594008 780115 /date of production 10/08/2012 /expiration date: 10/08/2014

Description: Natural powder hair dyes (33g) – black, gold blond, coppery red, packed in cardboard boxes. The packs contain plastic gloves and caps.

Country of origin: Czech Republic


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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms in amount as follows:

1)1.4 x 105 cfu/g

2) 1.9 x 104 cfu/g

3) 2.6 x 104 cfu/g
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market
2013 - 8 22
A12/0252/13
Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Eye/Lip Liner

Brand: Ua Te Long

Name: Eye/Lip Liner Pencil

Type/number of model: Item No. 39029675B288, MFD: 12-2010, EXP: 12-2013

Batch number/Barcode: 8592548296752

Description: Eye/lip liner pencil, black/pink. Each end is covered by a transparent plastic cap.

Country of origin: China


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because the pink colour contains 173.1 mg/kg of lead and the black colour contains 2.49 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.
2013 - 8 30
A12/0260/13
Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Baby wet wipes

Brand: Freshmaker kids

Name: Baby wet wipes with lotion

Type/number of model: PD:04.2011, ED:04.2013

Batch number/Barcode: 8697817871705

Description: 3 types of baby wet wipes with lotion contained in packaging with pictures of:

1) girl in pink clothing,

2) Snow White and the seven dwarfs,

3) Teddy bears.

Original packages contain 72 pieces of baby wet wipes; the self-sealing packs are with or without clips.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain IPBC, Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (CAS 55406-53-6).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.

Compulsory measures:

Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures.
2013 - 8 36
A12/0266/13
Austria

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin cream

Brand: Unknown

Name: Kartoffel "Erdäpfel" Spezial Crème - special potato cream.

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Bar code: 2208

Description: White plastic pot.

Country of origin: Germany


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Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk because it contains a high level of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (up to 13 000 kbE/g). The product also contains an aerobic mesophilic bacteria count in a level higher than the guidance value of 1 000 kbE/g and a high level of enterobacteria.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Warning consumers of the risks.
2013 - 8 40
A12/0270/13
Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Antibacterial wet wipes

Brand: gala

Name: 1. Hypnotic Attraction

2. Modern Charisma

3. Mysterious Attitude

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 3. Mysterious Attitude DAM 5528 EAN: 5944508125528, 2. Modern Charisma DAM 5542 5944508125542 , 1. Hypnotic Attraction DAM 5535, 5944508125535

Description: Wet wipes wrapped in a resealable package with a black coloured plastic strip marked with the brand name and a design with coloured leaves: DAM 5535-red, DAM 5542-green and DAM 5528-silver. The back of the product is marked with the address of the manufacturer, EAN, ingredients, pictures showing how to use the product, graphic symbols, etc.

Country of origin: Romania


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Chemical

The product presents a chemical risk due to the presence of Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC), which is banned in products intended for children under 3 years of age.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 8 41
A12/0271/13
Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Antibacterial wet wipes

Brand: gala

Name: 1. parfum de Capsuni

2. parfum de Mar Verde

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 1. parfum de Capsuni DAM 5184, 5944508125184 , 2. parfum de Mar Verde DAM 5177, 5944508125177

Description: Wet wipes wrapped in a resealable package with a red or green coloured plastic strip with a picture of a strawberry (DAM 5184) or an apple (DAM 5177). The back of the product is marked with the address of the manufacturer, barcode, ingredients, pictures showing how to use the product, graphic symbols, etc.

Country of origin: Romania


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Chemical

The product presents a chemical risk due to the presence of Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (IPBC), which is banned in products intended for children under 3 years of age.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 7 19
A12/0230/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Teeth whitening pen

Brand: Pro-White

Name: Professional Teeth Whitening

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Production Date: 31st July 2012. Expiry Date 31st July 2014

Description: Teeth whitening pen in the form of a cylindrical, purple coloured stick with a silver base and cap covering a brush applicator. The item is contained within a purple coloured cardboard pack displaying the product name, ingredients, usage instructions and company address in white print.

Country of origin: United Kingdom


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12 % hydrogen peroxide thus exceeding the permitted level.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 5 3
A12/0132/13
France

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin lightening product

Brand: Bio Claire

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: D113538 “L” P05/10 E05/13

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

Description: Skin lightening product packed in a white 30g tube inside a white cardboard box with navy blue print.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast


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  Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains corticosteroid, such as clobetasol propionate, which is prohibited by the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 5 9
A12/0138/13
Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Perfume

Brand: Beautiful parfum

Name: eau de parfum Diableu

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6937926316509

Description: Eau de toilette - glass bottle with a silver cap and a mechanical sprayer, filled with light turquoise liquid. Package - cardboard box wrapped in cellophane with claim Parfum oils made in France. Volume 55 ml, 1.9 fl.oz., 80% vol. On the front of the packaging, there is an inscription "Diableu". On the bottom of the glass bottle, the name of the product is indicated in Polish: Kamlen Duzy 4D POLSKA. The glass bottle is packed in a cardboard box with a cherub motif. The list of ingredients is incomplete and some ingredients are indicated repeatedly in other languages. Best before: 04.2015 Open jar logo: 24M

Country of origin: unknown


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Chemical

The product presents a chemical risk due to the presence of Safrole (2.9 mg/kg).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 5 17
A12/0146/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Henna product

Brand: Rani Kone

Name: Black Henna

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 6 281104 950147

Description: Henna paste for hand design. Foil bags in cardboard outer packaging (4bags of 10).

Country of origin: Saudi Arabia


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  Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 2.25 % of Para phenylenediamine (PPD) which is classified as strongly sensitising. In addition, the labelling does not include the warnings which should appear on products containing this substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Seizure and destruction of the product.
2013 - 5 18
A12/0147/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Moon Star

Name: Herbal Henna

Type/number of model: Burgundy

Batch number/Barcode: 01 Aug 2010, 8906003771041

Description: Hair dye supplied in foil bags in cardboard outer packaging.

Country of origin: India


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  Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 12.3 % of Para phenylenediamine (PPD) which is classified as strongly sensitising. In addition the labelling does not include the warnings which should appear on products containing this substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Seizure and destruction of the product.
2013 - 5 19
A12/0148/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Moon Star

Name: Herbal Henna

Type/number of model: Copper Brown

Batch number/Barcode: 01 Aug 2010, 8906003771058

Description: Hair dye supplied in foil bags in cardboard outer packaging.

Country of origin: India


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  Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 8.7 % of Para phenylenediamine (PPD) which is classified as strongly sensitising. In addition the labelling does not include warnings which should appear on products containing this substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Seizure and destruction of the product.
2013 - 4 4
A12/0087/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: Golden Pearl

Name: Golden Pearl Beauty Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number 79831 - Mfd. 06/06/2012 EXP.30/06/2014. Barcode: 9 240548 109914

Description: Yellow cardboard packaging containing whitening cream in a white plastic pot.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical



The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a mercury compound (4750mg/kg) as a skin-lightening substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 5
A12/0088/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: Shaheen Cosmetic

Name: Face Fresh Beauty Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number: No 1192 - MFG 1 3 12 EXP 1 3 14. Barcode: 1 41960 001908

Description: Yellow cardboard packaging containing whitening cream in a white plastic pot.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a mercury compound (4620mg/kg) as a skin-lightening substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 6
A12/0089/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: Mir Agencies (AK)

Name: Fresh Look Ultra Whitening Fairness Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

Description: Shiny Orange / Yellow cardboard packaging containing whitening cream in an orange plastic pot.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a mercury compound (3500mg/kg) as a skin-lightening substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 7
A12/0090/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: CPHL

Name: Seven Herbal Ubtan with Sun Screen

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

Description: Shiny Yellow cardboard packaging containing a yellow tube of whitening cream.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a mercury compound (620 mg/kg) as a skin-lightening substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 8
A12/0091/13
United Kingdom

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Skin-lightening product

Brand: Raj Pharmacy

Name: Raj Beauty Cream

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

Description: Sparkly orange cardboard packaging containing whitening cream in a pink plastic pot.

Country of origin: Pakistan


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains a mercury compound (470mg/kg) as a skin-lightening substance.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Voluntary measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 14
A12/0097/13
Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Lipstick

Brand: Tmt Cosmetics

Name: Lip Stick With Vitamin A.C.E

Type/number of model: Shade of lipstick 03 Best before: 07.2012

Batch number/Barcode: 3760133128107

Description: The top part of the lipstick is transparent, the lower part is gold. On the bottom of the product there is a label indicating the manufacturer's name, shade 03 and nominal content 3.5 g NET WET.

Country of origin: Unknown


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 323 mg/kg of cadmium. Substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) of category 1 and 2, such as cadmium and its compounds, are prohibited for use in cosmetic products.

The product also contains 151 mg/kg of lead, which is classified as carcinogenic of category 1 and toxic for reproduction of category 2

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
2013 - 4 38
A12/0121/13
Czech Republic

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Baby wipes

Brand: Freshmaker

Name: Freshmaker kids, baby wet wipes, with lotion

Type/number of model: PD: 03.2010 ED: 03.2013

Batch number/Barcode: 8697817871705

Description: Wet wipes (72 pcs) packed in a resealable package marked 'Alcohol Free, ph 5,5'. The package has a self-sealing, plastic, transparent, adhesive strip.

Country of origin: Turkey


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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains IPBC, Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate (CAS 55406-53-6).

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC.
Compulsory measures:

Withdrawal of the product from the market.
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