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

Alert number: 1148/08

Product:  Garden torch – "Kairo" Edelstahl Ollampe

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Decorative articles

Brand: SIENA GARDEN exclusive line

Type / number of model:  EAN 4019111341410, Art. No 590182.

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because of the presence of asbestos fibres (chrysotile > 40 %) in between the oil reservoir and the wick holder. Asbestos fibres may pose a carcinogenic effect.

The product does not comply with the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Sales ban ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Stainless-steel oil reservoir, conical seal between wick-holder and oil reservoir is perforated and painted red; cardboard-like structure with many fibre tufts, diameter approx. 30 mm, perforations approx. 3 mm.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany