“SFDA” Warns against 4 Liquid Hand Soap Products Contain High Levels of Bacteria2020-10-29
The Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) is warning against the use of 4 liquid hand soap products due to high levels of bacteria, which is contrary to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943:2016.
The SFDA has explained that it has collected and examined samples of cosmatic products from the local markets to ensure its safety.
Examination results revealed that 4 liquid hand soap products contained high levels of bacteria, noting that exposure to high levels of bacteria can cause serious health risks to the consumer.
Products details are as follow:
• “Pio Pro RAWAD hand washing liquid” with expiry date ( 2022/09/01)
• “Sanvix liquid hand soap flower fragrance” with expiry date (2021/03/21)
• “Marki handwashing liquid apple" with expiry date (12/2021)
• “Xtra care anti-bacterial Flower hand wash” with batch number (9887) and expiry date (10/02/2023).
The SFDA advises consumers to avoid using the mentioned products and dispose any sample they may have, emphasizing the importance of purchasing products from reliable sources.
The SFDA has taken the necessary actions in cooperation with specialized authorities in order to follow up the recall of products from the markets, and take the formal steps against violators.