Major Chinese and western press recently published several reports about SK-II cosmetics ceasing sales in China. Read a recent Chinese news report “Procter & Gamble Co.’s Official Chinese Website Hacked” from Sept. 24th. Earlier, on Sept. 22nd there was a report that “Procter & Gamble Co. Shanghai Branch Smashed for SK-II cosmetics“. See also ESWN’s translation of a Southern Metropolis News report, “The Arrogance of Procter and Gamble.”
From China Daily:
US consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co announced on Friday it has suspended the sale of its SK-II skincare products in China and closed counters selling the beauty line.
The move came after China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine announced last Thursday that it had detected neodymium and chromium in SK-II cosmetics produced by Procter and Gamble Company (Japan). [Full Text]