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

Alert number: A12/1783/16

Product:  Earrings

Name: Ohrringe ('Earrings')

Batch number / Barcode:  64842001751000000150

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Jewellery

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of nickel released by the earrings is too high (measured value: 0.49 µg/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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Earrings made of shiny silver-coloured metal with pendants made of 9 embedded, rhinestones stones in various colours.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, Slovenia