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

Alert number: A12/0613/17

Product:  Liquid soap cream

Name: Creme Seife Buttermilk & Lemon

Batch number / Barcode:  Lots: 637541 and 637542 with MDD: 06.2019

Risk level: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: dm Balea

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Microbiological
The product contains a high count of Enterobacter gergoviae (measured value 2000000 cfu/g).
This could cause localised skin reaction and eye infection, particularly in consumers with a weakened immune system.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Determination of source and distribution channels.

Company recall page:  https://www.dm.de/unternehmen/medien-und-presse/pressemitteilungen/dm-marken/verbraucherinformation-balea-cremeseife-buttermilk-lemon-c995554.html

Description:  White dispensing bottle (500 ml) with yellow dispensing pump, mainly yellow printed text.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia