The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)
Product: Bracelet "Beaded Bracelet"
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Type of alert: Serious
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Health risk / other
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers by the importer. (By: Other)
Description: Beaded bracelet is made from seeds identified as having originated from the plant Abrus pectatorius. The bracelet comprised sixty two red and black round seeds which were strung together. A further two black seeds were connected to the tied ends. The beads/seeds present have an average diameter of approximately 5 millimetres.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom