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

Alert number: A12/1859/17

Product:  Pool shoes

Name: Badesandaler

Batch number / Barcode:  0231422609957

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  314226

Risk type: Environment
The upper part contains 0,45 % by weight short chain 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:  Blue and white pool shoes wrapped in transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Norway