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

Alert number: A12/0356/18

Product:  Earrings

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  4049077427668

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Bijou Brigitte

Type / number of model:  E1 110.115.515

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the earring closure is too high (measured value up to 2.4 µg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause 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: Destruction of the product, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Metal, hoop earrings with closure hook.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, Poland, Slovakia, The Netherlands