Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 2 ( Published on: 11/01/2019)

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Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/0021/19       
Category:  Cosmetics
 
Product:  Skin-lightening product
 
Brand: MAKARI
 
Name: Naturalle Multi-Action Extrême
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Batch number / Barcode:  Batch # 814
 
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