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

Alert number: A12/1339/18

Product:  Earrings

Name: Accessories

Batch number / Barcode:  8 718286 066895

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Article N°: 815669

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (value: up to 2.7 mg/cm²/week).
Nickel is a strong sensitiser and can cause allergic reactions if present in articles that come into direct and prolonged 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: Distributor)

Description:  Ear studs fixed to a cardboard label.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany