EU issues 35 Product & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 42-2016 of its Rapid Alert System containing 35 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others:

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Among the 35 recalls the European Union has announced in this third report of October 2016, the following notification was made:

Oxxo Design brand Leather Bracelets; sold with a type/number model designation of 746BS and a batch number or barcode number of 7340127223214. The type of hazard presented include chemical and consequential Carcinogenic risks, specifically the leather contains Azo dyes that release Aromatic Amine Benzidine at levels that exceed the maximum permissible. In this case, levels have been measured at values up to 454 mg/kilogram.

When the recalled Leather Bracelets are in direct and prolonged contact with the skin, this Aromatic Amine may be absorbed by the skin.

Aromatic Amines can cause Cancer, cell mutations and adversely affect human reproduction. The product, therefore, does not comply with Europe’s REACH Regulations and has been ordered Withdrawn from the market.

You can find out more about Europe’s REACH Regulations here:

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The link to the above Web site is provided for informational use only. This recall notification should not be construed that the relevant EU institution endorses or supports the objectives or contents of this Web site or the organization managing it.

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Additional information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 42-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 7764-2016
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