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

Alert number: 1398/09

Product:  Ladies' shoes - Nedline shoes - Italian style

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: N & D

Type / number of model:  model NED 703

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 156 mg/kg of dimethylfumarate (DMF).

One incident reported.

Dimethylfumarate is a substance which is strongly sensitising on contact with the skin, and consumer products containing dimethylfumarate are banned according to Commission Decision 2009/215/EC.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Sneaker-type ladies' shoes, white, in leather and textile with N&D logo on the side; packaging consists of a pink cardboard box, with lighter-coloured lotus blossoms and printed with the logo N&D NEDLINE SHOES ITALIAN STYLE with Italian flag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Italy