JFDA withdraws cosmetic product from the market

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AMMAN — Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) on Sunday cancelled the license to trade the cosmetic product Feique Lemon Cream because it contains mercury in a percentage that exceeds the safe limits, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Director-General of the Jordan Food and Drug Administration, Nizar Mhaidat said that the administration, in cooperation with the pertinent authorities, including the National Society of Consumer Protection, the traders syndicate and the Jordan pharmacists syndicate, started withdrawing all this make products from the local market.

Mhaidat said that the measure is a continuation of JFDA effort to track cosmetics traded in the local market to detect the presence of mercury in skin-lightening creams to ensure that no harm is caused to users.

JFDA called for contacting the administration for any inquiry or complaint regarding such products through the toll-free complaint line 117114 and the e-mail to info@jfda.jo and via WhatsApp on the number 0795632000.

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