L’ORÉAL WINS PARALLEL TRADING CASE AT EFTA COURT

BY KEITH NUTHALL

EUROPEAN Union (EU) product safety network RAPEX has reported a series of EU market withdrawals of personal care products because they contain substances banned under the EU cosmetics directive:
*Estonia banned two lines of Turkish nail polish Mirra lux for including dibutyl phthalate (6.17% by weight);
*Ivory Coast-made whitening cream Lightening Beauty Crème has been withdrawn from the Irish market for containing hydroquinone (3.8%); and
*Portugal has blocked the sale of Italian hair colouring cream Color ...


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