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

Alert number: A12/0381/19

Product:  Fabric glue

Name: Flussigzwirn - Textile glue

Batch number / Barcode:  4007059209207

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Bindulin

Type / number of model:  weight 17.5g

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains 4,4'-methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) (measured value: 1.8 % by weight) but lacks the required protective gloves, specific safety labelling and warnings.
MDI is a strong respiratory and skin sensitiser. The user could inadvertently be exposed to it, leading to irritation and an allergic reactions in the respiratory tract or skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH and CLP Regulations.

Measures taken by economic operators: The recall was initiated but the company closed down before it could be implemented.  (By: Retailer)

Description:  Metal tube containing liquid glue intended for use on fabric.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: France

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Latvia