Faulty Product Recall: 8th February 2017

Are you looking to stay ahead of the curb, and be notified of products/items which have been blacklisted as faulty? You’re in luck, every week we writing a blog post pinpointing all the faulty goods which have come to our attention; you’ll never be left in the dark again.

Here’s the latest installment of Faulty Product recalls:

Items:-

 

Fake nail glue

Brand: YES LOVE

Product name: Nail glue

Product Type: Glue for false nails

Risk: Chemical

The notifying country qualified the glue as a cosmetic product. The nail glue contains chloroform (measured value 22.5% by weight). Chloroform in high doses causes skin irritation and can damage health if inhaled or swallowed. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
banned toothpaste

Brand: VICCO

Product name: Pure Herbal Ayurwedic Toothpaste

Product Type: Toothpaste

Risk: Chemical, Microbiological

The total count of aerobic mesophilic bacteria in the toothpaste is too high (measured value up to 7100 cfu/g). There is a risk of contracting infections as the solution may come in contact with the mouth, hands and eyes. Moreover, the product contains the allergenic substances Eugenol and Limonene (0.052 % and 0.021 % by weight respectively) while they are not included in the list of ingredients. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.
banned hair extensions

Brand: CLAIRE´S

Product name: Unknown

Product Type: Fancy-dress hair extension

Risk: Burns

The hair extension is highly flammable and it can cause burns if it catches fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-2.

Toy cars

Brand: 198 Toys / Amatoys

Product name: Driving Car

Product Type: Toy Cars

Risk: Choking

The wheels of the toy cars easily detach, generating small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71- 1.
child clothing

Brand: CIKOBY

Product name: Unknown

Product Type: Children’s T-shirt

Risk: Choking

The decorative beads can easily detach. A small child may put them in the mouth and subsequently choke.

If you own any of the listed products above and believe it’s faulty or/concerned about the safety of a product; please contact us.

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