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

Alert number: A12/1305/18

Product:  Henna Product

Name: Emergency Cone Henna

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch Number: 48533, Bar Code: 3574641063016

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Malika

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains an excessive amount of Phenol (measured value up to 2.12% by weight).
Phenolic solutions of 1% concentration are corrosive and can cause chemical burns.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  Henna products in a green and gold box with an image of henna decorated hands. The box contains a number of similarly branded individual cones which contain the product and are used for application.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Ireland