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

Alert number: A12/00476/20

Product:  Piercing jewellery

Name: Piercing

Barcode:  4049077120668
Batch number:  E2 690.410.515

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Bijou Brigitte

Type / number of model:  Titan, Navel Banana / 10mm E2 690.410.515

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Chemical
The product releases an excessive amount of nickel (measured value up to: 21 µg/cm2/week). Nickel is a strong sensitiser and causes allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin. / The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Navel piercing with a rhinestone and different pendants on a chain.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a blister packaging.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Luxembourg

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium, Greece, Poland