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

Alert number: A12/1204/17

Product: Ladies’ nightwear

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Zeeman

Type / number of model: 28059

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the azo dye Disperse Yellow 23 (CI 26070) releasing an excessive amount of the aromatic amine 4-aminoazobenzene (measured value: 567 mg/kg). When the product is in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, the aromatic amine may be absorbed by the skin. Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: Grey/black/pink patterned ladies’ nightdress with contrasting bodice, lace trimming, adjustable grey straps, loose product with hanging label

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany