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

Alert number: A12/0465/18

Product:  Perfume

Name: N˚8

Batch number / Barcode:  5411085033084 , Date of manufacture: 1/2010

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Stitch

Type / number of model:  021403.E07/2008 - on the bottom of the bottle

Risk type: Chemical
The perfume contains the following fragrances:
linalool, benzyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, hydroxycitronellal, eugenol, alpha- somethyl ionone, butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxyisohexyl 3–cyclohexene carboxaldehyde, benzyl salicylate, and benzyl cinnamate (measured values: 0.048 %, 0.0053 %, 0.016 %, 0.013 %, 0.013 %, 0.0024 %, 0.042 %, 0.13 %, 0.061 %, 0.13 %, 0.025 % and 0.0028 % by weight respectively)

Since these substances, which can induce allergic reactions and sensitisation, are not indicated in the list of ingredients, consumers are not aware of their presence.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Eau de parfum / Eau de toilette pour femme in green glass bottle with mechanical dispenser. Packaging is a blue cardboard box. Volume 50ml.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Czech Republic