The Rapid Information Exchange Network (RAPEX), in its latest notification, informs the Member States that the cosmetic product Hair dye Henna Vals Indian Henna For Hair has been located and withdrawn in Europe Type / No. Model: 3H Black Siyah, Barcode: 8698605680097 No. Batch: 1171 (on the packaging).
According to a press release issued by the Press and Information Office, the product has been withdrawn due to the fact that it contains the ingredient sodium perborate which releases the substance Boron (16.8%), which is prohibited to be contained in cosmetic products.
The product does not comply with the European Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009.
Concluding the announcement it is stated that for this product there is no clear information regarding its exporting countries. For this reason, the Pharmaceutical Services conduct an investigation to locate it on the market and urge the public in case they possess the product in question to stop using it or in case they find this product, to contact the Pharmaceuticals. Services, at 22-608606 and 22-608663.