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

Alert number: A12/1593/17

Product:  Skin-lightening product

Name: Fade Cream

Batch number / Barcode:  1AL7

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Ultra Glow

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value up to 2% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Description:  White cream in a metal tube, packed in a box.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Germany