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

Alert number: A12/0469/18

Product:  Hot water bottle

Name: 1.7litre hot water bottle

Batch number / Barcode:  2000004026295; BS 1970:2012

Risk level: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: Basic Concept

Type / number of model:  Order 153515/01

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) chrysene (measured value: 2.8 mg/kg).
Chrysene is carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Rectangular hot water bottle with red rubber filling funnel, a white plastic screw-top and and screw thread of brass-coloured metal.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany