“SFDA” Warns Against Lip-Care Product due to Contain High Levels of Lead and Arsenic2020-10-19
The Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) is warning against the use of "NITRQ BEAUTY NICOPANDA LIPSTICK ROSE TAUPE 10" due to high content of lead and arsenic, which exceeded the acceptable impurity limits.
The SFDA has explained that it has collected and examined samples of lip-care products from the local markets to ensure its safety.
Examination results revealed that “NITRQ BEAUTY NICOPANDA LIPSTICK ROSE TAUPE 10” contained high levels of lead and arsenic, which exceeded the acceptable impurity limits according to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943:2016.
The product is manufactured by the (Shinuo Cosmetics Co., LTD) and has the production date 01/2019 and expiry date 01/2024.
Exposure to high levels of “lead and arsenic” can cause serious health risks to the consumer.
The SFDA advises consumers to avoid using the 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 recall of product from the markets, ban their entry to the Kingdom and take the formal steps against violators.