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

Alert number: A12/1571/17

Product:  Skincare product

Name: 24H AQUA BOOSTER 03 Medium

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No. 140099, barcode 4085404510313400

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The label indicates that the product contains the preservative Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. In addition, isobutylparaben, which has a potential endocrine disrupting activity, is contained in the product according to the list of ingredients.

According to the Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI and MI are prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Face cream in a tube is supplied in a white and blue cardboard box. Labelling is in Lithuanian and with the expiry date symbol indicating 12 M.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Lithuania

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany