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

Alert number: A12/0001/18

Product:  Fishing baits

Name: Hackles mini cuttlefish

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  315563

Risk type: Environment
The plastic part contains cadmium (measured value 0.0676% by weight).
Exposure to cadmium is harmful because it persists in the environment, is toxic to aquatic organisms, can damage organs and may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Warning consumers of the risks

Description:  Five plastic octopuses in different colours packed in transparent plastic.

Country of origin: Hong Kong

Alert submitted by: Norway