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

Alert number: A12/0568/17

Product:  Hard-shell case for laptop

Name: See-through Hard Shell Case

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Brand: mCover

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Environment
The plastic packaging contains cadmium (measured value 0.05% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may also cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation and with the requirements of the Directive on packaging and packaging waste.

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

Description:  A hard-shell case for laptops, different colours available, packaged in transparent plastic bag with a colour-printed label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany