Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 12 ( Published on: 20/03/2020)

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Weekly report on consumer products
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Alert number: A11/00037/20       
Category:  Chemical products
Product:  Glue
Brand: Unknown
Name: Super Glue for wood, rubber, plastics, metal, paper and leather
Type / number of model:  Unknown
Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown
Risk type:  Chemical
The product contains an excessive amount of chloroform (measured value: 3.6 % by weight ).

Chloroform causes skin irritation, can damage health if inhaled or swallowed and is suspected to cause cancer. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  3 g of cyanoacrylate-based instantaneous adhesive in a metal tube with dispensing nozzle and screw cap. It is sold in a 12 units set.
Packaging description:  The product is sold on a cardboard base with a trasnparent plastic front.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  United Kingdom
Type of alert: Other
Year - Week:  2020 - 12