EU issues 72 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 31-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 72 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/KDVg30lhAb8

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=3002&Year=2018

Additional information:

Among the 72 recalls the European Union has announced in its first report of August 2018, the following recall notification was made:

Carotone Brightening Cream Recall [EU]Carotone branded Light & Natural Brightening Cream, sold in 330 ml / 11.1 fluid ounce tubs in a predominantly yellow blending to orange wrapper with a red top and a barcode/EAN of 6182000100493.

The type of hazard presented in the recalled Skin Cremes include risk of Contact Dermatitis and possible additional allergic reactions due to suspected presence of the chemical, Hydroquinone (2% by weight). Dermal (i.e., skin) contact with Hydroquinone-containing products can provoke allergic Contact Dermatitis to sensitized persons.

The recalled Carotone branded Light & Natural Brightening Cream products, therefore, do not comply with the requirements of Europe’s Cosmetic Products Regulation in that they pose a serious health and/or safety hazard to those who use them.

==> Please do not use any of these recalled Carotone branded Light & Natural Brightening Cream products. Instead, please return the Cream to the store or online outlet from which you purchased them for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by faulty and/or dangerous Cosmetics, please search for “cosmetics” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by faulty and/or dangerous Skin Creme products, please search for “skin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Carotone brand, please search for “Carotone” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose an Anaphylaxis Risk please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 31-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10480-2018
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/

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Legal notification:
The link to the above Web site is provided for informational use only. This recall notification should not be construed that the relevant EU institution endorses or supports the objectives or contents of this Web site or the organization managing it.

Additional terms and conditions concerning the use of this information can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/docs/notice_en.pdf

E. & O. E.

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