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

Alert number: A12/00084/19

Product:  Skin lightening cream

Name: Advanced multi vitamin

Barcode:  8901030649912
Batch number:  # 10/17 @ 09/19, K1 137.00

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Fair & Lovely

Type / number of model: 

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains mercury (measured value: 0,1 mg/kg). / Mercury accumulates in the body and can damage the kidneys, brain and nervous system. Additionally, it may affect reproduction and the unborn child. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  80 g of skin whitening cream in a white and pink plastic tube with the picture of two women, with a pink cap.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and pink cardboard box with the picture of two women.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Norway