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

Alert number: A12/01153/20

Product:  Teeth whitening product


Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  Item ID: 112230874217; eBay item number:174236385685

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 10.8% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. / This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Description:  Teeth whitening product with application kit. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay.

Packaging description:  The product is contained in a syringe and comes in a hard plastic bag.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Denmark