European Commission: cosmetics lead the list of dangerous non-food products

By: Trademagazin Date: 2024. 03. 14. 11:53

According to the 2023 report of the EU rapid alert system for non-food products, cosmetics were the most common type of product posing a health risk, the European Commission announced on Thursday.

According to the announcement, the authorities of the 30 countries participating in the system – in addition to the EU member states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – announced 3,412 alerts and 4,287 follow-up measures. Market surveillance authorities in all Member States regularly followed up on alerts and exchanged additional information.

An example of this is that the Lithuanian authorities identified a body lotion that contained prohibited chemical substances, based on the report, the Polish and Slovenian authorities also took action against the product, in order to protect consumers.

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