Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls in the European Union


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: European Union Headquarters BrusselsThe European Union issues Report 26/2022 of its Rapid Alert System containing thirty-four (34) consumer, automotive, commercial and industrial-based product recalls, a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, healthcare workers and others: https://bit.ly/3a3lNoL.

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/detail/10000104

Additional information:
Among the thirty-four (34) recalls the European Union announced in its first report of July 2022, the following recall notification was made:

Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products

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Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products, sold with a batch/lot designation of 003 and an EAN/barcode of 4810151023652. This recall alert was submitted by Lithuania to the EU Safety Gateway under alert number A12/00926/22.

These Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products were marketed, sold and delivered as cosmetics that are designed as non-washable, leave-on hair growth serum to protect and enrich hair. The product was sold in 30 ml plastic tubes, packed in a cardboard box.

No best-before date codes, model numbers, manufacturing date codes, batch/lot designations, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

The hazards reported in the recalled Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products include the report that the hair care product contains Butylphenyl Methylpropional (“BMHCA”), a chemcial forbidden in cosmetic products offered to European consumers. BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitisation. In addition, Butylphenyl Methylpropional has been linked to possible mutagenic, developmental and intellectual defect injuries.

As a consequence, utilizing these products in a reasonable manner expected with their intended design and anticipated use could precipitate serious injury and/or life-changing health consequences.

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Proposed Remedy:
Due to these defects, the recalled Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products reportedly do not comply with the health and safety requirements of the European Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Consequently, a withdrawal of the recalled Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex products from end users within the European marketplace has been ordered. You should not market, sell or use these recalled Cosmetic products.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Belita branded Mezo Hair Complex, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store or online outlet where you purchased them for a refund.

If you have a medical emergency, please contact 1-1-2, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis, respiratory impairment and/or cardiac injury.

Please note: 1-1-2 (also written as “112”) is the universal European emergency number you can dial free of charge from fixed and mobile phones anywhere in the EU. It will connect you to the local emergency services including police, ambulance, fire brigade. National emergency numbers are still in use too, alongside 1-1-2. but 1-1-2 is the only number you can use to access the emergency services in all EU countries.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 26-2022
EU Alert number: A12/00926/22
Recalls Direct RIN: 15969-2022
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