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

Alert number: A12/0888/19

Product:  Body Glitter

Name: All Over Glitter

Batch number / Barcode:  1019

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Beauty Woman

Type / number of model:  123

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains antimony (measured value: 29,7 mg/kg).
If antimony is inhaled, in can get deposited in lungs causing inflammation.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the products from the distributor, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer, Other)

Description:  4,5 grams of purple skin paint with silver glitter sold in a transparent plastic container with a clear plastic cap.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Slovenia