Following on from last week’s post, focusing primarily on the European Commission’s weekly alert on unsafe non-food products found to have been on the EU market — which included almost a dozen products containing MI and sometimes MCI — I’ve been holding my breath, hoping we would not have a repeat this week.
Sadly, we do, with additional isothiazolinone-containing products found — albeit far fewer.
Again, I’ve rounded them up in a simple list below. If you’re in Europe, do not use these products. It’s not implausible that they may also have been exported, or may end up being exported — to avoid being destroyed and incurring costly losses to the brands — to countries where they remain legal, including USA. Please watch out.
1. BiTЭKC ROSKOŠNOJE PITANIJE Argan i Mindal. Russian product, Lithuanian labelling. Contains MI / MCI.
2. MARBERT 24H AQUA BOOSTER 02 Light / 03 Medium. German products, look like could be quite widely available. Contain MI or MCI (unclear which – statement and label contradict).
3. Sun Tropic Protective Sun Lotion / SPF30 Kids. UK products (“made in England”) over-labelled with Lithuanian text. Greek text also appears. Contain MI / MCI.
If this continues in subsequent weeks, I will group all the products together as a single-page resource.