Caution Issued over Presence of Allergens in Makeup Cleansing
Waters and Cleansing Wipes - CHOICE # 458 (December 15, 2014)
The chemicals concerned the preservative MIT
(methylisothiazolinone) and a mixture of the preservatives MIT and
CMIT (methylchloroisothiazolinone), both of which pose risk of skin
allergic reaction in some people.
Electric Sterilizer Safety Test: 4 in Failure with 3 on
Voluntary?Product Recall - CHOICE # 458 (December 15, 2014)
A Consumer Council test on electric feeding bottle sterilizers has
led to the recent voluntary product recall of three models found to
pose potentially serious safety hazards to users.
Recalls and Alerts
Four kinds of Swiss Holle's baby porridges recalled due to
suspected contamination with atropine (December 13, 2014)
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental
Hygiene Department today (December 13) urged the public not to feed
infants and toddlers with four kinds of pre-packed organic baby
millet and three-grain porridge of a Swiss brand, Holle, as they
were suspected to be contaminated with a kind of tropane alkaloids,
atropine. The trade should also stop selling the products concerned
immediately, regardless of batches.