The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00272/20

Category
Cosmetics

Product
Skin lightening cream

Brand
Clinic Clear

Name
Whitening Body Oil

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
6181100284249

Batch number
006196

Risk type
Chemical

The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 0.9% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis and might also induce cancer. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: other)
Import rejected at border

Description
Skin lightening body oil, 4oz.

Packaging description
Packaged in an orange plastic bottle.

Country of origin
Congo

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Clinic Clear

Source

Recall: Clinic Clear – Whitening Body Oil

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