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

Alert number: 0473/09

Product:  Shampoo - pil-food shampoo pH 6


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: pil-food

Type / number of model:  Various numbers with the brand Pil-food.

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains methyldibromo glutaronitrile, which is banned in cosmetics and personal hygiene products by the Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EEC.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and destruction of the products by the distributor.  (By: Other)

Description:  Shampoo for fine, damaged and fragile hair, with “pH 6” and “millet extract”. Volume: 200 ml.

Country of origin: Spain

Alert submitted by: Portugal