RECALL OF LOREAL DARK AND LOVELY 50ML SHAMPOO IN MOISTURE PLUS KITS AND ANTI BREAKAGE KIT

The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) has received information on the recall of 50ml single use neutralizing shampoo contained in Dark and Lovely Moisture Plus Kits (Regular, and Super) and Dark and Lovely Anti Breakage Kit which is manufactured by Loreal South Africa, due to the presence of bacteria.

According to the manufacturer, using this shampoo may lead to scalp infections in those with compromised immune systems. According to available information, the product, was produced in April 2023, in South Africa and is also exported to its neighbouring countries. Below is a picture of the product.

CFTC has not yet conducted a survey to establish whether the recalled product is available on the Malawi market. The Commission is however, urging consumers, distributors and the general public to stop the sale and use of the product. Those with stocks or in possession of the said products should return them to their suppliers and get a full refund.

CFTC is also encouraging consumers who may have purchased the subject product, and have proof of purchase, to report through the following:

  • Toll Free Line: 2489
  • WhatsApp: +265 987 738 749

For media enquiries on this statement, contact Mr Innocent Helema on +265 880 725 075 or email innocent.helema@cftc.mw.

Lloyds Vincent Nkhoma
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR