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

Alert number: A12/0701/18

Product:  Hot water bottle

Name: Wärmflasche [Hot-water bottle]

Batch number / Barcode:  2 000004 026288

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  ID 0007000000 Product group: 521 Order No: 15351500 DNP: 101 BS 1970

Risk type: Chemical
The plastic material of the hot water bottle contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) chrysene and benzo[e]pyrene (measured values: 2 mg/kg and 1.2 mg/kg respectively).
These PAHs are carcinogenic.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Hot-water bottle in dark blue plastic with a white plastic screwed stopper; capacity: 1.7 l

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany