• A cosmetic product with a high content of formaldehyde exceeded the permissible limit


    Dear/ importers of beauty products


    ​Asharqia Chamber presents you with its best regards and informs you that it has received the letter of the Council of the Saudi Chamber No. (KG / 958) and the date (04/27/1441 AH), and referred to in the speech of the General Authority for Food and Drug No. (13651 / p) and the date (04/25/1441 AH) Concerning the system of cosmetic products issued by Royal Decree No. (M / 49) dated (6/18/1436 AH), where samples of hair straightening products circulated in the local markets were collected and analyzed to ensure their safety, and the results of the analysis showed that two products from the individual hair hold The first product is called "FLUID ARGAN E OJON 2 RICHEE PROFESSIONAL SMOOTHING THERAPY REDUCER" and the second product is the name "HAIR THERAPY SYSTEM JUDY PROTEIN & SILK" on a high percentage of formaldehyde exceeded the limit It is allowed in the list of safety requirements in cosmetics and personal care No. (SFDA.CO/GSO 1943: 2016), as exposure to high levels of formaldehyde may cause health risks to the consumer, as the authority emphasizes all facilities that engage in the activity of trading in cosmetic products Prohibiting the sale of the producers whose data is shown in the facility and returning them to their suppliers, and the importers and distributors of these products must withdraw them from the sales outlets and warehouses and coordinate with the authority - the operations sector - to destroy it to avoid the issuance of penalties against them.


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