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

Alert number: A12/0485/18

Product:  Soaps

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  1) Homemade Gourmet Soaps 2) Ekmek Kataif Soap 3) Fig Soap 4) Leto Soap

Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Due to their characteristic form, appearance, colour and size, these products may be mistaken for a foodstuff and attract the curiosity of children.
Small parts can be easily detached from the product and this may lead children to put them in the mouth and choke.

The product does not comply with the cosmetics Regulation and with the requirements of the Food imitating Products Directive.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  1) Soaps in the shape of doughnuts. 9 pieces in a cardboard box.2) to 4) Soaps in the shape of sweets or fruit, which can be cut in smaller pieces.

Country of origin: Greece

Alert submitted by: Greece