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

Alert number: A12/1880/17

Product:  Rainhat Sou'Wester

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  7043134292975

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  429297

Risk type: Environment
The rainhat contains short chained chlorinated parafins (SCCPs) (measured value 4,3%).
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 POP Regulation.

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

Description:  Blue sou'wester with white ribbon in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Norway