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Overview of RASFF Food Contact Material Notification in May 2018 Featured

There are 4 RASFF notifications on food contact materials in May 2018,in which there are 2 food contact material products from China (including Hong Kong), accounted for 50%. The main hazards for the notifications are migration of heavy metal, overall migration and primary aromatic amines from products. More information is shown below:

Date

Notification type

Notified by

Product

Subject

Action taken

Risk decision

countries concerned*

17/05/2018

border rejection

Italy

nylon serving spoons

migration of primary aromatic amines (aniline: 4; 4,4'-MDA: 236 µg/kg - ppb) from nylon serving spoons from China

destruction

serious

China (O) Italy

17/05/2018

alert

Cyprus

plastic disposable plates

too high level of overall migration (26.20 mg/dm²) from plastic disposable plates for dessert from Italy

recall from consumers

serious

Cyprus (D) Italy (O)

18/05/2018

border rejection

Italy

steel barbecue accessories

migration of chromium (26.7 mg/dm²) from steel barbecue accessories from China

placed under customs seals

undecided

China (O) Italy (D)

25/05/2018

information for follow-up

Belgium

lids of glass jars

migration of DEHP - di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (2.1 mg/kg - ppm) from lids of glass jars containing anchovy fillets in olive oil from Peru, via Italy

withdrawal from the market

Not serious

Belgium (D) Italy Peru (O)

* D = distribution O = origin

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