Public Alert No: 30/2018 – Portuguese Authority Ordered Withdrawal Of Cosmetics Products From The Market

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been informed that the Portuguese National Authority for Medicines and Health product (INFARMED) on 28th September, 2018 ordered the immediate withdrawal of INCA moisturizing cream Lemon and INCA moisturising cream Fruits from the market. The withdrawal was due to the presence of mixture of preservative methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone in them, INFARMED warned that the use of this mixture could pose a serious risk to human health including Inhalation toxicity, allergies and possible neurotoxicity, and they are hereby prohibited.

Affected product details

Brand Name Lot NO Manufacturer
INCA Moisturising cream Fruit All lot.

 

DISILAR  INC. Portugal (www.Disilar.pt)
INCA Moisturising cream Lemon. All lot DISILAR  INC. Portugal (www.Disilar.pt)

NAFDAC implores the members of the public not to distribute or use the affected product. Healthcare professional and Consumers are encouraged to report adverse event associated to the use of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office or NAFDAC PRASCOR 920543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng

NAFDAC……………… Safe guarding the health of the Nation!!!