The following consumer products were recalled between July 12th – July 26th due to toxicological and/or labelling violations in the United States, Canada or Europe:
The product “Beer bath oil” was withdrawn from the market and banned from product marketing due to a high content of surfactants which, if swallowed, can be toxic. Due to its characteristic form, appearance and packaging, consumers may mistake the product for foodstuffs and therefore swallow the liquid. This product does not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.
For more details, please see number 2 in the following table.
The toys “Lovely baby”, “Dinosaurs”, “Smart set”, “Lovely girl”, “Jolina”, and “Drivabolagen” were rejected for import at the border and/or withdrawn from the market due to the presence of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and diisononyl phthalate (DINP). According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
For more details, please see numbers 3, 6, 7, 8, 15, and 38 in the following table.
The products “Unknown” babies’ shoes, “Unknown” ladies’ shoes, and “Unknown” leather riding gloves were recalled from the end users, withdrawn from the market and/or banned from product marketing due to the presence of chromium (VI). Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The products do not comply with the relevant national regulations.
The products “Unknown” scarves were withdrawn from the market due to the presence of azo dyes releasing 3,3-dimethoxybenzidine in excess of the limit outlined in the REACH Regulation.
For more details, please see numbers 13 and 14 in the following table.
The product “Unknown” child’s bib was withdrawn from the market due to the presence of azo dyes releasing the carcinogenic amine 4-aminoazobenzene in excess of the limit outlined in the REACH Regulation.
For more details, please see number 26 in the following table.
The product “Super glue mocny” was banned from product marketing due to the presence of chloroform above the permitted levels. This product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
For more details, please see number 28 in the following table.
Marketing a consumer product in the U.S., Canada, or Europe? Intrinsik can help ensure that the product meets the toxicological and labelling standards for your jurisdiction. Contact us at 905-364-7800 ext 216 for more information.