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Overview of RASFF Food Contact Material Notification in June 2018 Featured

There are 12 RASFF notifications on food contact materials in June 2018,in which there are 7 food contact material products from China (including Hong Kong), accounted for 58%. 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*

05/06/2018

alert

Belgium

plastic bottle

risk of mouth injury as a result of the consumption (sharp edges of the bottleneck) of spring water in plastic bottle from France

recall from consumers

serious

Belgium (D) France (O) Luxembourg (D)

07/06/2018

alert

Germany

bamboo dish set

migration of formaldehyde (177 mg/kg - ppm) from 5 pieces bamboo dish set for kids from China

withdrawal from the market

serious

Austria (D) Belgium (D) Bulgaria (D) China (O) France (D) Germany (D) Greece (D) INFOSAN Iceland (D) Ireland (D) Italy (D) Latvia (D) Malta (D) Poland (D) San Marino (D) Serbia (D) Slovenia (D) Spain (D) Switzerland (D)

08/06/2018

border rejection

Poland

tong

migration of primary aromatic amines (0.032 mg/kg - ppm) from tong from China

return to consignor

serious

China (O) Poland

11/06/2018

alert

Ireland

slotted turners

migration of primary aromatic amines (aniline:0.0049; 4,4'-MDA:0.4596 mg/kg - ppm) from slotted turners from China, via the United Kingdom

withdrawal from the market

serious

China (O) INFOSAN Ireland (D) United Kingdom

12/06/2018

information for attention

Czech Republic

rim of decorated glasses

migration of cadmium (1358 mg/item) and of lead (16.52 mg/item) from rim of decorated glasses from China

withdrawal from the market

serious

China (O) Czech Republic (D) INFOSAN

13/06/2018

alert

Estonia

ceramic plates

migration of lead (5.6 mg/dm²) from ceramic plates from Estonia

destruction

serious

Estonia (O) Finland (D)

14/06/2018

alert

Finland

ceramic mugs

migration of cadmium (0.12 mg/dm²) and of lead (0.31 mg/dm²) from ceramic mugs from China, via the United Kingdom

/

serious

China (O) Finland (D) INFOSAN United Kingdom

15/06/2018

border rejection

Italy

pourers

migration of chromium (0.41 mg/kg - ppm) from pourers from China

re-dispatch

undecided

China (O) Italy

20/06/2018

alert

Austria

soup ladles

migration of primary aromatic amines (4.8 mg/kg - ppm) from soup ladles from Spain

withdrawal from the market

serious

Austria (D) Spain (O)

21/06/2018

border rejection

Poland

melamine plates

migration of formaldehyde (28.1 mg/kg - ppm) from melamine plates from China

re-dispatch

serious

China (O) Germany Poland

25/06/2018

border rejection

Italy

oven grids

migration of nickel (0.5+/-0.1 mg/kg - ppm) from oven grids from Turkey

/

undecided

Italy Turkey (O)

26/06/2018

alert

Czech Republic

decorated children bowls

migration of melamine (2.9; 5.4 mg/kg - ppm) from decorated children bowls from unknown origin, via the United Kingdom

withdrawal from the market

serious

Czech Republic United Kingdom unknown origin (O)

* D = distribution O = origin

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