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

Alert number: A12/0480/18

Product:  Suitcase

Name: First class

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  306398

Risk type: Chemical
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others:
benzo(a)pyrene (measured value: 73 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value: 75 mg/kg), chrysene (measured value up to: 180 mg/kg). These PAHs are 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Beige-brown textile suitcase with brown zippers. Brown handle grip and gripper. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag with brown borders.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland