Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls in the European Union


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: European Union Headquarters BrusselsThe European Union issues Report 29/2022 of its Rapid Alert System containing fifty-seven (57) 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/3opxN7B:

Direct EU: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/detail/10000107

Additional information:
Among the fifty-seven (57) recalls the European Union announced in its fourth report of July 2022, the following recall notification was made:

Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products

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Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products, sold in 500 ml while plastic tubs with a model number of GB0335, a production date code of 5.2.2022 (i.e., May 5, 2022), a best-before date of February 2027 and a NAFDAC designation of 02-5156. This recall alert was submitted by Germany to the EU Safety Gateway under alert number A12/01078/22.

These Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products were marketed, sold and delivered as consumer-grade cosmetics designed to chemically lighten and condition skin.

No EAN/barcodes, manufacturing date codes, batch/lot designations, 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 Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products include the report that the product contains the chemical Hydroquinone. Hydroquinone is a skin sensitiser and may cause Allergic Contact Dermatitis.

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 Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products reportedly do not comply with Europe’s Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Consequently, a recall of these Skin Lightening products from end users within the European marketplace has been ordered. You should not market, sell or use these recalled Cosmetics.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Skin Light branded La Crème Éclaircissante Traitante Skin Lightening products, 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: 29-2022
EU Alert number: A12/01078/22
Recalls Direct RIN: 16045-2022
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