NAFDAC DG Cautions Nigerians Against use of Dex Luxury Bar Soap

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By Biola Lawal
Abuja (Flowerbudnews):  The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned the public against use of Dex Luxury Bar Soap, (No 6 mystic flower).

NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye said in a public alert obtained by Flowerbudnews that the sale and use of the product had been banned in Europe.

She disclosed that the banned product had potential to harm human reproductive system, could also cause harm to the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitization.

Prof. Adeyeye said that ”the product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation as it is said to contain Butyphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA) which is prohibited in cosmetic products due to its risk of harming the reproductive system causing harm to the health of the unborn child and may cause skin sensitization.’:

”As a result, a ban on the marketing of the product has been placed by some regulatory and public authorities, in the EU,” the NAFDAC Boss stressed.

Product details

The details of the product are as follows;

Product Name: Dex Luxury Bar Soap (No 6 Mystic Flower)

Product Brand: DEX

Country of Manufacture: Turkey

Model: 11.11.22

Barcode: 8694965531

Category: Cosmetics

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Prof Adeyeye said further:

Although these products are not in the NAFDAC database, importers, distributors, retailers, and consumers are advised to exercise caution and vigilance within the supply chain to avoid the importation, distribution, sale, and use of the above-mentioned product.

The product’s authenticity and physical condition should be carefully checked. Members of the public in possession of the product should discontinue the sale or use and submit stock to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Healthcare professionals and consumers are advised to report any suspicion of adverse reactions, or substandard and falsified regulated products to the nearest NAFDAC office on 0800-162-3322 or via email:

Similarly, healthcare professionals and patients are also encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of the products to the nearest NAFDAC office,

or through the use of the E-reporting platforms available on the NAFDAC website or via the Med- safety application available for download on android and IOS stores or via e-mail on

Biola Lawal

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