The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Category
Cosmetics

Product
Hair straightening product

Brand
Brazilian Blowout

Name
Original Smoothing Solution

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / Barcode
Unknown

Risk type
Chemical

The product contains a high amount of methylene glycol (measured value up to 7%).

When methylene glycol is used in hair straightening products, it can release formaldehyde that has been classified as a potential human carcinogen and poses health risks.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators
Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description
Hair straightening solution in a brown 1 litre container with a pump at the top to dispense the product.

Country of origin
United States

Alert submitted by
Ireland

Risk level
Serious

Brazilian Blowout Original Smoothing Solution

Source

Recall: Brazilian Blowout – Original Smoothing Solution

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