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

Alert number: A12/0881/19

Product:  Necklace

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Fashion Jewelry

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The metal parts of the necklace contain an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value 0.02% by weight ).
Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

Description:  Black cord necklace with a teardrop-shaped pendant containing small rhinestones. Necklace attached to a cardboard tag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Slovakia