"SFDA" Warns of Using Two Keratin Hair Treatment Products as They Contain High Percentage of "Formaldehyde"

5/13/2020
 

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) issued warning against the use of two keratin hair treatment products as they contain high percentage of "Formaldehyde"

The Authority has explained that it collected and examined samples of keratin hair treatment products from the local markets to ensure their safety.

Examination results revealed that the mentioned products contain high percentage of "Formaldehyde", which exceeded allowable limits according to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943:2016.

Noting, exposure to high percentage of Formaldehyde can cause health risks to the consumer.

The first product is “Collagen Biometric Professional Split End Repairing Solution Phase 1”, which manufactured by "Biometric Collagen" in Germany with expiry date 06/2025.

The second product is “Collagen Biometric Professional Split End Repairing Solution Phase 2", which manufactured by "Biometric Collagen" in Germany with expiry date 06/2025.

The SFDA has taken the necessary actions in cooperation with specialized authorities in order to follow up the recall of products from the Saudi market, ban their entry and take the formal steps against non-compliances.

The Authority advises consumers to avoid using the mentioned products and dispose any sample they may have, stressing the importance of buying products from reliable sources that could be traced.