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Product recalls

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2018.09.03 Recall: Clinic Clear - Whitening Body Cream

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Category
Cosmetics

Product
Skin lightening cream

Brand
Clinic Clear

Name
Whitening Body Cream

Type / number of model
Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Batch
0004878

Risk type
Chemical

The product contains hydroquinone (measured value 3% by weight). Long term dermal exposure to this level of hydroquinone can cause dermatitis.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

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

Description
Whitening body cream in a tub with an orange and white label.

Country of origin
Togo

Alert submitted by
Ireland

Risk level
Serious

 Clinic Clear Whitening Body Cream

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