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

Alert number: A12/0392/19

Product:  Hair gel

Name: Gel Styling Unisex

Batch number / Barcode:  8004120095009; batch: В10ED250521

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Elidor

Type / number of model:  Fissagio forte

Risk type: Chemical
According to the ingredients list, the product contains a mixture of the preservatives methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI), which is not permitted in leave-on cosmetic products.
Dermal contact with MCI and MI containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  150 ml of hair styling gel in an orange plastic tube with a black cap.

Country of origin: Italy

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria