“SFDA” Warns Consumers against Using Three Skin Care Products due to Contain Elevated Levels of Mercury2020-01-26
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) warned consumers not to use three skin care products that have elevated mercury levels.
The SFDA has explained that it observed warnings issued by international regulatory agencies about containing three skin care products elevated levels of mercury, which exceeded allowable limits according to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943:2016.
Noting, exposure to high levels of mercury can cause health risks to the consumers.
The first product is “Faiza Beauty cream", which produced in Pakistan with barcode number (6199561995666).
The second product is “Rose Cream", which produced in Lebanon with batch number (7519), barcode number (041833007002) and expiry date 03/2020.
The third product is “Fair & White Ultra Moisturising Body Cream”, which produced in France with batch number (16337) and barcode number (877917005486).
“SFDA” advises consumers to avoid using the mentioned products and dispose any sample they may have, stressing the importance of buying products from reliable sources that could be traced.
The SFDA has taken the necessary actions in cooperation with specialized authorities in order to follow up the recall of product from the markets, ban their entry to the Kingdom and take the formal steps against non-compliances.
For further information about product recalls, please visit SFDA's website at www.sfda.gov.sa