EU issues 31 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 43-2017 of its Rapid Alert System containing 31 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others:

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Among the 31 recalls the European Union has announced in its fourth report of October 2017, the following notification was made:

Africas Best brand Kids Organics Olive & Soy Oil Moisturizing Growth Lotion Leave-On Hair ConditionerAfrica’s Best brand Kids Organics Olive & Soy Oil Moisturizing Growth Lotion Leave-On Hair Conditioner sold with an unknown product number and a batch/lot number of 39766/21, a best-by date code of 11/2019 and a barcode/UPC of 034285513085.

The type of hazards presented in this recalled product include the presence of Methylisothiazolinone (“MI”) and Methylchloroisothiazolinone (“MCI”). Dermal (i.e., skin) contact with MCI/MI-containing products can provoke Allergic Contact Dermatitis to sensitized persons.

According to Europe’s Cosmetic Products Regulation, MCI/MI is prohibited in leave-on cosmetic products.

This leave-on hair conditioner product, therefore, does not comply with the requirements of European’s health and safety legislation and has been ordered withdrawn from the marketplace.


More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 43-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 9377-2017
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