Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report
Report 2 ( Published on: 11/01/2019)
Weekly overview report on:
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 3.7% by weight).
Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.
The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Removal of the product listing from the Amazon marketplace
Description: Skin-lightening product in a white bottle, packed in a box of the same colour. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week: 2019 - 2