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

Alert number: A12/01045/20

Product:  Hair growth serum

Name: hair serum crocodylinae

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  140319/001

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  ZG 400

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains triclosan (measured value: 0.02 %), which is not allowed in this type of product. Triclosan is persistent and bioaccumulates, can damage the liver, cause blood disorders and it may affect the reproductive system. / The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  30 ml of liquid for hair and scalp treatment based on crocodile oil.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a amber glass bottle with a black plastic dropper cap, is packaged in a black cardboard box and was also sold online.

Country of origin: Thailand

Alert submitted by: France