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

Alert number: 1325/07

Product:  Bicycle repair set with rubber cement RED SUN


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: RED SUN

Type / number of model:  EAN 3850359276406

Risk type: Chemical

This product poses a chemical risk because the solution contains approximately 29% of benzene, which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic. According to Directive 76/769/EEC relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations, preparations with mass content of 0,1 % or more of benzene may not be placed on the market.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market. Sales ban ordered by the authorities.  (By: Other)

Description:  Bicycle repair kit composed of: 1 tube of glue RED SUN, patches for gluing an inner tube, tool.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

Alert submitted by: Slovenia