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

Alert number: A12/00093/19

Product:  Skin lightening product

Name: Creme C.T.R.

Barcode:  5280080004005
Batch number:  10R06R, 180104, MAN:01/2019 EXP: 01/2021

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Diana

Type / number of model: 

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains mercury (measured value: 13600 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:  30 g of skin lightening cream sold in a small, white plastic jar with pink cap.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a dark blue cardboard box with arabic letters in white.

Country of origin: Lebanon

Alert submitted by: Norway