The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 1088/08

Product:  Rubber solution in a bicycle repair kit


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Workers

Type / number of model:  Article code 8660116, barcode 2000032578018

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 50-75% by weight of distilled petroleum, which is prohibited under the Chemical Restriction Directive 76/769/EEC.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the distributor. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Repair kit with "rubber cement", patches and rasp. The tube of rubber cement is packaged in a blister pack and is marked with an orange danger symbol (skull) on a white background.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Italy