Health for humans, animals & plants

Suspected drug substances in cosmetic products and food supplements

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Main focus Cosmetician

Final Report of Priority Action A-013-19

The aim of the focus action was to sample goods from different distribution channels that were conspicuous in this respect. 56 samples from all over Austria were examined. 54 samples were rejected

  • 49 samples were classified as medicinal products and were therefore illegal medicines on the market
  • two food supplements because of the prohibited substance "Yohimberine extract
  • three cosmetic products (one sample harmful to health, one sample due to improper use, one sample due to incorrect labeling)
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Main focus Cosmetician

Last updated: 18.07.2022

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