“SFDA” Warns of Hand Soap Product Containing High Levels of Bacteria2021-03-04
The Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) issued a warning against the use of hand soap product as it contains 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 scientific name of the product is “Pastil liquid hand wash flower”, with expiry date 9/11/2024 and batch number (200114)
The Authority has explained that it collected and examined samples of cosmetic products from the local markets to ensure their safety.
Examination results revealed that the product contained high levels of bacteria, noting that exposure to high levels of bacteria can cause serious health risks to the consumer.
The SFDA advises consumers to avoid using the mentioned product 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 product recall from the markets, and take the regulatory action against non-compliances.