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

Alert number: A12/0900/19

Product:  Eyelash growth serum

Name: Eyelash booster

Batch number / Barcode:  20190327, 6438192003105

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Care 4 lashes

Type / number of model:  art. 01370

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the pharmacologically active substance bimatoprost.
Use of the product could result in ocular and ophthalmic side-effects (e.g. itching and swelling of the eyelids, eyelid inflammation, hyper-pigmentation of the eyelids, conjunctival hyperaemia, eye pain or allergic reaction).

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

Description:  Eyelash serum is packed in a cylinder shaped mascara bottle with small thin brush. The bottle is packed in a cardboard package.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland