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

Alert number: 0227/08

Product:  Rose facial milk


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Martina Gebhardt Naturkosmetik GmbH

Type / number of model:  Production batch No 24460; MDD 02/2009.

Risk type: Microbiological

The product poses a microbiological risk due to the presence of pseudomonas aeruginosa:

- part-sample 1: 6.0 * 10² cfu/g;
- part-sample 2: < 10² cfu/g.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is classified as pathogenic to human beings, and can cause a range of serious diseases.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers by the producer.  (By: Other)

Description:  White opal glass container (100 ml) with pump dispenser.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany