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European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: European Union Headquarters BrusselsThe European Union issues Report 30/2022 of its Rapid Alert System containing twenty-seven (27) 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/3PP5Q4Z

Direct EU: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/detail/10000108

Additional information:
Among the twenty-seven (27) recalls the European Union announced in its fifth (and final) report of July 2022, the following recall notification was made:

Tree Hut Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion

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Tree Hut branded Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion – Coconut Lime scent, sold in 255 gram teal blue colored plastic tubs with light brown caps with a batch number of 0216. This recall alert was submitted by Lithuania to the EU Safety Gateway under alert number A12/01104/22.

These Tree Hut branded Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion products were marketed, sold and delivered as consumer-grade skin moisturizing creme designed to protect skin against day-to-day wear.

No EAN/barcodes, best-before date codes, model numbers, manufacturing date codes, 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 Tree Hut branded Shea Moisturizing Body Lotions include the report that the products contain the chemical Butylphenyl Methylpropional (“BMHCA”). Butylphenyl Methylpropional is forbidden in cosmetic products available for sale and/or distribution in the European Community. BMHCA may harm the reproductive system, may harm the health of unborn children and may cause skin sensitisation.

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 Tree Hut branded Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion products reportedly do not comply with Europe’s Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Consequently, a recall of these Skin Moisturinzing 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 Tree Hut branded Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion 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: 30-2022
EU Alert number: A12/01104/22
Recalls Direct RIN: 16069-2022
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