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Week 14/2024 – Recall ordered for 1 cosmetic and body care product

Market Withdrawal: Cosmetic with high concentration of Kojic Acid – Chemical risk

The product in question is a skin lightening lotion that has an excessive concentration of Kojic Acid, with a measured value of up to 2.66 g/100g.
Kojic acid can affect health, particularly the balance of the thyroid system. In addition, it can cause skin sensitization when used in high concentrations on the face and hands, or if used on large areas of the skin.

This product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Germany has notified the withdrawal of this product from the market.

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