• The Kohl product contained a high content of lead that exceeded the permissible limit


    Dear/ importers and distributors 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 / 957) and the date (04/27/1441 AH), and referred to in the letter of the General Food and Drug Authority No. (13653 / 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 eye care products circulating in the local markets were collected and analyzed to ensure their safety, and the results of the analysis showed that the eye care product contains "as a solution" Arabic Ethmod Kohl Zikra Al Haramain, "A high percentage of lead material, exceeded the permissible limit as impurities in the list of safety requirements in cosmetics Cosmetics and Personal Care​.
    No. (GSO 1943: 2016./) (SFDA.CO), as exposure to high levels of lead may cause health risks to the consumer, and the authority assures all establishments that engage in cosmetic product trading activity to prevent the sale of this product shown in the facility and return it to its suppliers And, the importers and distributors of this product must withdraw it 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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