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

Alert number: A12/0877/18

Product:  Earrings

Name: Earrings

Batch number / Barcode:  8 733311 219701

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Highstreet Accessories

Type / number of model:  Item No 2564232 / 12197

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the metal is too high (value: up to 6.67 mg/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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  16 pairs of earrings in different sizes, made of silvery metal with one rhinestone each.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

Alert submitted by: Germany