The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)
Product: Skin lightening product "Caro white Lightening beauty soap with carrot oil, 100 g"
Batch number / Barcode: 9 501101 373075
Type of alert: Serious
Brand: Angel Cosmetics
Type / number of model: Manufacturing and expiration dates: F: 06/11; E: 06/13.
Risk type: Chemical
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected by the customs authorities.
Description: White and orange cardbox. The packaging bears the list of ingredients and the indications “Contains Hydroquinone. Keep out of reach of children” (in Portuguese, French and English). Volume 100 g.
Country of origin: Democratic Republic Of Congo
Alert submitted by: Portugal