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

Alert number: A12/0386/18

Product:  Fancy-dress mask

Name: Maske

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Tedi

Type / number of model:  36925001741000000100

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains cadmium (measured value: 0.1% by weight)
Exposure to cadmium is hazardous to health because it accumulates in the body and can damage the organs and may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  "Pumpkin" face mask made of orange textile and black plastic material; packaging: transparent plastic bag with cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovenia