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List Of Banned Cosmetics In Kenya

by Victor Matara

This is a list of all banned cosmetics in Kenya by the Kenya Bureau Of Standards (KEBS) as of 2019. The cosmetic products listed below contain hydroquinone, steroids, mercury and hydrogen peroxide elements which are harmful to the human body. Furthermore, they have not been registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya as medicines.

 

List Of Banned Cosmetics In Kenya 2019

 

 

 

Cosmetic Name​​ 

 

 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Skin lightening lotions containing hydroquinone

 

 

1

 

Jaribu Skin Lightening Lotion

 

 

2

 

 

Amira Skin Lightening Lotion

 

3

 

 

A3 Cleartouch Complexion Lotion

 

4

 

 

A3 Lemon Skin Lightening Lotion

 

5

 

 

Kiss Lotion

 

6

 

 

Rico Skin Lightening Lotion

 

7

 

 

Princess Lotion

 

8

 

 

Peau Claire Beauty Body Lotion

 

9

 

 

Clear Touch Lotion

 

10

 

 

Fair & White Body Clearing Milk

 

11

 

 

Sivoclair Lightening Body Lotion

 

12

 

 

Extra Clair Lightening Body Lotion

 

13

 

 

Precieux Treatment Beauty Lotion

 

14

 

 

 

Clear Essence Skin Beautifying Milk

 

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 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Skin lightening gels containing hydroquinone

 

 

1

 

 

Ultra Clear​​ Soap

 

2

 

 

Topiclear​​ Soap

 

3

 

 

Body Clear Soap

 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Soaps containing mercury and its compounds

 

 

1

 

 

Movate

 

2

 

 

Mekako

 

3

 

 

Jaribu

 

4

 

 

Tura

 

5

 

 

Rico

 

6

 

 

Acura

 

7

 

Fair Lady

 

 

8

 

Elegance

 

 

9

 

 

Jambo

 

10

 

 

Miki

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 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Skin lightening creams containing mercury and its compounds

 

 

1

 

 

Pimplex Medicated Cream

 

2

 

 

New Shirley Medicated Cream

 

3

 

 

Movate Cream, Skin Success Gel

 

4

 

 

Hot Movate Gel

 

5

 

 

Amira -C

 

6

 

 

Tenovate

 

7

 

 

Neu Clear Gel

 

8

 

 

Body Clear Cream Spot Remover

 

9

 

 

Top Gel Plus

 

10

 

 

Soft And Beautiful Cream

 

11

 

 

Lemonvate Cream, Secret Gel

 

12

 

 

Tcb Gel Plus

 

13

 

 

Unic Clear Super Cream

 

14

 

 

Topifram Cream

 

15

 

 

Skin Balance Lemon Cream

 

16

 

 

Peau Claire Gel Plus

 

17

 

 

Dark & Lovely Gel

 

18

 

 

Dermo -Gel Plus

 

19

 

 

Hot Prosone Gel

 

20

 

 

Visible Difference Gel

 

21

 

 

Sivoclair Cream

 

22

 

 

Action Demovate Cream

 

23

 

 

Regge Lemon Gel

 

24

 

 

Ultimate Lady Gel

 

25

 

 

Topifram Gel Plus

 

26

 

 

Age Renewal Cream

 

27

 

 

Fair & White Gel Plus

 

28

 

 

Fashion Fair Cream

 

29

 

 

First Class Lady Cream

 

30

 

 

Skin Success Cream

 

31

 

 

Neu Clear Cream Plus

 

32

 

 

Jaribu Beta - Β Cream

 

33

 

 

Body Treat Cream Spot Remover

 

34

 

 

Clair & Lovely Gel

 

35

 

 

Soft & Beautiful Gel

 

36

 

 

Action Demovate Gel Plus

 

37

 

 

Prosone Gel

 

38

 

 

Skin Balance Gel Wrinkle Remover

 

39

 

 

Ultra-Gel Plus

 

40

 

 

Pro-One Gel Mca

 

41

 

 

Betalemon Cream

 

42

 

 

Skin Balance Cream Wrinkle Remover

 

43

 

 

Dark & Lovely Cream

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 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Skin lightening creams containing hydroquinone

 

 

1

 

 

Jaribu Cream

 

2

 

 

 

Mekako Cream

 

3

 

 

Amira Cream

 

4

 

 

Tura Skin Toning Cream

 

5

 

 

Yesako Medicated Beauty Cream

 

6

 

 

Rico Complexion Cream

 

7

 

 

Madonna Medicated Cream

 

8

 

 

Mrembo Medicated Beauty Cream

 

9

 

 

Shirley Cream

 

10

 

 

Kiss -Medicated Beauty Cream

 

11

 

 

Uno21 Cream

 

12

 

 

Princess Patra Luxury Complexion Cream

 

13

 

 

Zarina Medicated Skin Lightener Cream

 

14

 

 

Envi Skin Toner, Viva Super Lemon

 

15

 

 

Ambi Special Complexion Cream

 

16

 

 

Lolane Cream, Nadinola Cream

 

17

 

 

Glotone Complexion Cream

 

18

 

 

Nindola Cream, Claire Creme

 

19

 

 

Mic Skin Lightener Cream

 

20

 

 

Tonight Night Beauty Cream

 

21

 

 

Fulani Creme Eclaircissante

 

22

 

 

Clere Lemon Cream

 

23

 

 

Binti Jambo Cream

 

24

 

 

Butone Cream

 

25

 

 

Malaika Medicated Beauty Cream

 

26

 

 

Dear Heart With Hydroquinone Cream

 

27

 

 

Miki Beauty Cream

 

28

 

 

Crusader Skin Toning Cream

 

29

 

 

Nish Medicated Cream

 

30

 

 

Island Beauty Skin Fade Cream

 

31

 

 

Malibu Medicated Cream

 

32

 

 

Palmer's Skin Success Fade Cream

 

33

 

34

 

 

Care Plus Fairness Cream

 

Opiclear Cream, Carekako Medicated Cream

 

35

 

 

Body Clear Cream

 

36

 

 

A3 Skin Lightening Cream, Ambi American Formula

 

37

 

 

Dream Successful

 

38

 

 

Symba Creme Skin Lite 'N' Smooth

 

39

 

 

Ikb Medicated Cream

 

40

 

 

Cleartone Skin Toning Cream

 

41

 

 

Clear Essence Medicated Fade Cream

 

42

 

 

Ambi Extra Complexion Cream For Men

 

43

 

 

Cleartone Extra Skin Toning Cream

 

44

 

 

O'nyia Skin Crème

 

45

 

 

A3 Tripple Action Cream Pearl Light

 

46

 

 

Elegance Skin Lightening Cream

 

47

 

 

Mr. Clere Cream

 

48

 

 

Fade Out Cream

 

49

 

 

Top Lemon Plus Cream

 

50

 

 

Clear Touch Cream

 

51

 

 

Crusader Ultra Brand Cream

 

52

 

 

Ultime Skin Lightening Cream

 

53

 

 

Rico Skin Tone Crème

 

54

 

 

Baraka Skin Lightening Cream

 

55

 

 

Peau Claire Crème Eclaircissante

 

56

 

 

Princess Medicated Beauty Cream

 

57

 

 

Immediat Claire Lightening Body Cream

 

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