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

Alert number: A12/1390/18

Product:  Skin lightening product

Name: Lightening Program for Men

Batch number / Barcode:  Lot: L#16045 Code: 6280675004235

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Clairmen

Type / number of model:  Lotion Formula

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains kojic acid (measured value: 1.0% by weight).
Kojic acid can induce skin sensitisation and is not considered safe when used on large areas of skin.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)

Description:  Beige, perfumed, skin lightening body lotion, packed in a plastic bottle with label, foil seal and screw cap.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany