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

Alert number: A12/0977/18

Product:  Watersport shoes

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: PO#227P3; EAN: 8032621390118

Risk level: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Aqua Sphere

Type / number of model:  Black/blue "Beachwalker Junior"

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) chrysene and benzo[e]pyrene (measured values: 11 mg/kg and 1.7 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: Distributor)

Description:  Black/blue neoprene water shoes; sold without packaging

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia