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

Alert number: A12/0483/18

Product:  Anti-callus socks

Name: Eeltsokken

Batch number / Barcode:  8717333926137; Batch 7069

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Cosmetics

Brand: Kruidvat

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product is highly corrosive due to its high acidity (pH 0.8).
It could lead to skin burns or lesions.

The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks (By: Retailer)

Description:  Socks with gel against callused skin on the feet.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Products were found and measures were taken also in: France