The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)
Product: Hygroscopic balls for watering plants - Pearl Shape Crystal Soil
Batch number / Barcode:
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Food-imitating products
Brand: Gemme di Rugiada
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Seizure of the products, withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers ordered by the authorities.
Description: Transparent 8 g package containing hygroscopic balls. Each package contains balls of a single colour. Colours available are: white, transparent, yellow, orange, light green, blue, red, purple, pink. They are available in small, medium and large sizes. Original diameter: small - 1.25 mm; medium - 1.7 to 2.0 mm; large - 2 to 2.5 mm. The product’s specification sheet states that the balls can increase their original weight by 120 to 150 times.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Italy