Friday, 13 May 2016 20:08

Recall Of Cosmetics Products By European Commission

The Agency has been notified of the recall of three (3) cosmetic products by the European Commission (EC). The recall was due to some hazardous undeclared content, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben and aerobic mesophillic bacteria respectively, which does not conform to cosmetic products regulation.

Details of the recalled products are as follows:

Product:   Eye shadow

Brand:      Ponds

Type/No. of model: Unknown

Batch Number/Barcode: F2218PO/6281006422188

Description: Eye shadow (18 different colours)

Country of Origin: Unknown

Product: Hand Cream

Brand: Simply Care

Type/No. of model: Unknown         

Batch Number/Barcode: 5997788115888                                     

Date of validity: 13/07/2016

Description: Hand cream supplied in 100ml tube made of white and

                       orange plastic

Country of Origin: Hungary


Product:  Talcum Powder

Brand: Cotton Tree

Name: 1. Talcum Powder Scented Rose

              2. Talcum Powder Cool Breeze

Type/No. of model: Unknown

Batch Number:   5050375087597153, 5050375087538

Barcode: 03/204

Manufactured date: 05/2014    

Description:  Talcum powder with two different scents, supplied in a 368g blue or pink plastic pack with rotatable perforated dispenser cap and peel-off adhesive cover.           


NAFDAC implores importers and consumers to discontinue the purchase and use of these products.

All outlets with these products are also advised to immediately stop sale or distribution and submit products to the nearest NAFDAC office for appropriate action.

 All adverse events related to use of these products should be reported to NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543-Toll free from all networks) or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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