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

Alert number: A12/1857/17

Product:  Armband for mobile phone

Name: Lightweight neoprene armb

Batch number / Barcode:  0261582610005

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Varde

Type / number of model:  615826-5

Risk type: Environment
The black plastic contains 0,5 % short chained chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs).
The placing on the market and use of articles containing SCCPs is banned. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation).

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Warning consumers of the risks

Description:  Black armband for mobile phone, transparent and black plastic in front and neoprene straps packed in a black cardboard box with plastic window.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Norway