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

Alert number: 1330/07

Product:  Body lotion - Hemp body lotion 150 ml


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Hanfwelt

Type / number of model:  Batch number: 06049; Best-before date: 30.12.2008.

Risk type: Microbiological

The product poses a bacteriological risk because the sample is heavily contaminated with pathogenic micro-organisms (pseudomonas aeruginosa) and harbours an unjustifiably high risk and is therefore to be considered harmful.

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

Description:  Non-transparent, white plastic, screw-top bottles with two stickers, 150 ml, filled with yellow, scented viscous fluid.

Country of origin: Austria

Alert submitted by: Austria