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

Alert number: A12/0614/18

Product:  Mask

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  8712026721501

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Boland

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released from the rivets connecting the rubber band to the mask is too high (measured value up to 5.27 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: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Retailer)

Description:  A mask with skull design and curved horns, which covers the forehead, eyes and cheeks. It is held in place by a riveted rubber band. Packaging: folding cardboard with perforation and illustration.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany