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

Alert number: A12/1598/17

Product:  Skin cream


Batch number / Barcode:  Batch No. 140667, barcode 4085404510306

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics


Type / number of model:  02 Light

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Dermal contact with MCI-containing products can provoke allergic contact dermatitis to sensitised persons. The cream also contains isobutylparaben, as indicated in the list of ingredients on the packaging. This paraben has a potential endocrine disrupting activity.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Description:  Tinted face cream in a tube, supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Lithuania