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

Alert number: A12/0449/17

Product:  Earrings

Name: 4 pairs earrings

Batch number / Barcode:  1.) 65945006211009000199; 2.) 65945006211003300199

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: SerPaCo

Type / number of model:  Season: 216 WGR:621 Order: 6594500; GS30152-201651-613708-65945/00

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value up to 9.88 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  4 pairs of earrings: 1 pair with decorative rhinestone, 1 pair with reddish or black pearl, 1 pair with silver-coloured cloverleaf, 1 pair with reddish or black semi-sphere.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Czech Republic, Poland