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

Alert number: A12/0515/19

Product:  Body gel

Name: Sustavit Ревматин - Reumatin

Batch number / Barcode:  7640123861824

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Neogalen

Type / number of model:  Unknown

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

Description:  Tube containing 125ml of cream against back pain, packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Russian Federation

Alert submitted by: Lithuania