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

Alert number: A12/0493/17

Product: Hair colouring product

Name: Red Henna Kizil

Batch number / Barcode: 8691833395221; KZ002 (packaging) KZ001 (container), expiry date 04/2017

Risk level: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: GOLD

Type / number of model: Colour code 5

Risk type: Chemical
According to the label, the product contains an ingredient, assumed to be 4-Amino-m-cresol. The substance is only permitted in oxidative hair colouring products with coupler substances and can cause allergic skin reactions and eye irritation. 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: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: Hair colour product (red powder): 6 plastic sachets of 10g each supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: Germany