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

Alert number: A12/0508/18

Product:  Skin-lightening product

Name: Crème Éclaircissante

Batch number / Barcode:  6181100231748, Lot GPS FAB: 09/15

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Maxi Light

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 0.95% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  Skin-lightening body cream in a brown pot.

Country of origin: Ivory Coast

Alert submitted by: Germany