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Product recalls

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2018.09.10 Recall: Crest - Whitestrips teeth whitening strips

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Category
Cosmetics

Product
Teeth whitenening strips

Brand
Crest

Name
Whitestrips

Type / number of model
1 Hour Express, Classic Vivid, Gentle Routine, Glamorous White, Professional Effects , Supreme Flexfit, Supreme Professional,

Batch number / Barcode
Unknown

Risk type
Chemical

The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration up to 11.9% by weight).

Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer)
Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description
Teeth whitening strips

Country of origin
United States

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Risk level
Serious

Crest Whitestrips Teeth Whitening Strips

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