Caishi Brand Pox Lixiao Exposed to Contain Prohibited Antibiotics

In April 2014, < < Consumer Reports > > submitted some acne-removing products for inspection. According to the latest test report,: Caishi Pox Lixiao is forbidden to add antibiotic lincomycin hydrochloride, with a content of 8200 g/g, 410 times the detection limit. According to the survey, many pharmacies and supermarkets have already taken the product off the shelves, while Taobao Tmall Caishi flagship store is still selling the product, and other stores selling the product on Taobao are not few.

According to the regulations of the State Food and Drug Administration, antibiotics are prohibited from being added to cosmetics.

As early as 2007, The popular anti-acne product [Di Dou], Just because it was found that chloramphenicol was banned from adding antibiotic. Lincomycin added to the poetry collection product this time, Is a common antibiotic, It is often added to some topical drugs to treat acne. However, it should be noted that, The drug has gastrointestinal reactions, It can affect breast-feeding women, and doctors generally do not give patients continuous use of ointment containing lincomycin for more than one month. Long-term small-dose exposure to antibiotics on the face will induce the emergence of drug-resistant strains on the one hand, and may also cause skin allergy or drug eruption on the other. (You can search lincomycin in home medication.)

On the other hand, In the Detailed Rules for the Implementation of Cosmetic Hygiene Management issued by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China, Only 9 types of cosmetics for special purposes are specified: Cosmetics such as hair care, hair dyeing, perming, depilation, breast care, bodybuilding, deodorization, freckle removal, sunscreen, etc. It does not include acne-removing products. That is to say, acne-removing products do not belong to cosmetics for special purposes at all. Only ordinary beauty products. Not special purpose cosmetics (i.e. Cosmetics other than 9 types of special purpose cosmetics) are only required to meet the physical, chemical, microbial and toxicological requirements.

This means that the so-called acne-removing efficacy of acne-removing products does not need to be examined and approved at all levels. It does not need human body safety tests or product efficacy evaluation data. The acne-removing products bought by everyone are often just a gimmick for merchants.

Anti-acne products in addition to illegal addition of antibiotics, hormone addition is another problem. For example, retinoic acid and spironolactone, doctors generally use it for 3-5 days, will not let patients use it for a long time. If you add it to cosmetics for a long time, without doctor’s guidance, it is likely that acne will disappear and dermatitis will come to you.

Dear female friends who love beauty, they must be cautious when buying such commodities. It’s just that there is no acne removal effect. Never use products that are forbidden to add antibiotics. If skin acne is more serious, it’s better to go to dermatology to find a doctor.