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

Alert number: A12/1096/17

Product:  Necklace

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  2300289820 (black necklace) , 2300289831 (blue necklace) , 2300289852 (red necklace)

Risk type: Chemical
The pendant contains cadmium (measured value 34.7% 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Description:  Leather necklace with round metal pendants, available in three different colours.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands