The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Hair straightening product
Original Smoothing Solution
Type / number of model
Batch number / Barcode
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)
Hair straightening solution in a brown 1 litre container with a pump at the top to dispense the product.
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