Faiza Beauty Cream

Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has issued several beauty cream brands notices over health concerns.

The authority has also terminated one of the beauty brands for being a health hazard for customers.

Reportedly, the popular local beauty cream manufacturer- Faiza Beauty Cream has been found using carcinogenic ingredients according to PSQCA’s report. These ingredients lead to hazards to both skin and health problems.

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Furthermore, the report claims that the cream contains hazards to both skin and health and is being distributed all across Pakistan in various wholesale markets and on the shelves at medical stores as well.

Faiza Beauty Cream is being manufactured by M/s Poonia Brothers, Gujranwala since 2011. PSQCA has issued the notice to M/s Poonia Brothers for the excessive amounts of mercury found- the report shows that the amount was over 60mg/Kg (60ppm) whereas the limitation set by the World Health Organisation is 1mg/kg.

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Back in January, Dubai Municipality warned their residents not to use Faiza beauty cream since it contains ingredients harmful to humans reported by Khaleej TImes.

The product had not been registered in the database of producers either, the municipality warned.


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. إدارة الصحة والسلامة في بلدية دبي تهيب بالجمهور الكريم والمستهلكين عدم استخدام منتج “كريم فائزة” وذلك لكونه غير مسجل في قواعد بيانات #منتجي ،بالإضافة إلى احتوائه على مكونات دوائية غير معلن عنها وهي مادة (Hydroquinone)، والتي لا تصرف إلا بوصفة طبية بالإضافة إلى احتوائه على مكونات محظورة مثل (الزئبق) ذات الأثر السُمي على الإنسان، وذلك حسب ما أعلنت عنه وزارة الصحة الموقرة في الدولة في وقت سابق، وعليه تناشد الجمهور الكريم والمستهلكين بسرعة الإبلاغ عن المنتج حال ملاحظة وجوده أو الترويج له والتواصل معنا عبر تطبيق #منتجي أو الاتصال بالبلدية من خلال الهاتف المجاني 800900 (24/7) في كل ما يتعلق بسلامة المنتجات الاستهلاكية The Health and Safety Department in Dubai Municipality calls upon not to use “Faiza Cream” as it is not registered under #Montaji. It is also found to contain undeclared prescription pharmaceutical components like Hydroquinone, and mercury, a chemical with a toxic effect on humans, as previously announced by the Ministry of Health and Prevention in UAE. Therefore, Dubai municipality appeals to the public and consumers to report the product when they see it and communicate with us through #Montaji application, or by contacting the municipality’s call center on 800900 (24/7) to report safety of consumer products related issues. #دبي #بلدية_دبي #الخبر_اليقين #منتجي #Dubai #mydubai #dubaimunicipality #Montaji #no_more_rumors

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Excessive mercury can lead to the following health symptoms:

  • mood swings, nervousness, irritability, and other emotional changes
  • insomnia
  • a headache
  • abnormal sensations
  • muscle twitching
  • tremors
  • weakness
  • muscle atrophy
  • decreased cognitive functions

High exposures of elemental mercury can cause kidney malfunction, respiratory failure, and death.

Organic Mercury Poisoning Symptoms

Organic mercury toxicity (most frequently in the methylmercury form from ingestion), causes neurological malfunctions, and especially in a fetus, impaired neurological development. Other symptoms include:

  • peripheral vision impairment
  • stinging or needle-like sensations in the extremities and mouth
  • loss of coordination
  • muscle weakness
  • other impairments of speech and hearing

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