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

Alert number: A12/1661/18

Product:  Hair colouring product

Name: Hair Color Natural Brown

Batch number / Barcode:  N0.- 550 / 8158650009866 Manufactured on 07/2016; Expiry date 06/2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Black Rose

Type / number of model:  Natural Brown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains too much p-aminophenol (measured value: 7.2% in weight) and insufficient coupling agent.
Uncoupled p-aminopohenol is a strong skin sensitiser and may trigger allergic skin reactions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetics Regulation.

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

Description:  Dark brown hair dye powder supplied in 10g plastic bags. Sold in a printed cardboard box with product leaflet, unscented.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany