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

Alert number: A12/1223/17

Product:  Steering wheel cover

Name: Direksiyon Kilifi - Steering Wheel Cover

Batch number / Barcode:  252699890194

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: Akhan

Type / number of model:  KMHLB259E

Risk type: Chemical
The handles contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), including among others: benzo(a)pyrene (measured value up to: 57.5 mg/kg), benzo(e)pyrene (measured value up to: 39.5 mg/kg), benzo(j)fluoranthene (measured value up to: 49 mg/kg). These PAHs are carcinogenic. The consumer can be exposed when the product comes into direct and prolonged or repetitive contact with the skin.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

Description:  Steering-wheel cover for motor vehicles, suitable for the Renault Scenic.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany