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

Alert number: 0806/06

Product:  Nail colour


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


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Risk type: Chemical
This product poses a chemical risk because it contains 19.8% of dibutylphthalate. Dibutylphthalate is prohibited in cosmetic by the Cosmetics Directive and classified as harmful for reproduction. Phthalates have a negative effect on the development of male/female reproductive organs. Especially children are vulnerable as their body is developing and can be negatively affected by these toxic substances.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authority

Description:  Category: Cosmetics Product: Nail colour Brand: Cm Nail Art Type/number of model: 13 hot orange

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands