The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00288/20

Category
Cosmetics

Product
Skin lightening cream

Brand
Rapid Clair

Name
Super éclaircissant – Körpermilch – White Absolute

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
3700607900013

Batch number
U255

Risk type
Chemical

The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.1% 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 cream.

Packaging description
Packaged in a white bottle with an orange lid. Net 500ml.

Country of origin
Congo

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Rapid Clair

Source

Recall: Rapid Clair – Super éclaircissant – Körpermilch – White Absolute

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