EU issues 20 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 35-2018 of its Rapid Alert System containing 20 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 20 recalls the European Union has announced in its fifth (and final) report of August 2018, the following recall notification was made:

Clinic Clear Whitening Body Cream Recall [EU]Clinic Clear branded Whitening Body Cream, sold in 330 gram orange and white tubs with a product number of 0004878 and an unknown barcode/EAN.

The type of hazard presented in these recalled Whitening Skin Creams include the risk of Dermatitis due to the high concentration of Hydroquinone (measured value 3% by weight).

Specifically, long-term skin exposure to these reported levels of Hydroquinone can cause Dermatitis.

The recalled Whitening Skin Creams, 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 Whitening Skin Creams. Instead, please return the Skin Creams 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 Skin Creams products, please search for “skin”, or more generically, “cosmetics” 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 Clinic Clear brand, please search for “Clinic Clear” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

To see other recalls and notifications relating to Poisoning, please search for “poison” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 35-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10586-2018
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