Belgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 14-2017 of its Rapid Alert System containing 38 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others: http://ht.ly/sE4r30aIvwL
Among the 38 recalls the European Union has announced in this first report of April 2017, the following notification was made:
Puntomatic brand Cápsulas Puntomatic Explosión de Perfume Laundry Detergent sold with an unknown product code, a batch/lot designation of L-X6166C and L-X6273C and a SKU/barcode/EAN/UPC of 8410046500860.
The type of hazards presented with this Laundry Detergent include chemical irritation and burns: specifically, the laundry capsule is not sufficiently resistant to compression and can burst when squeezed. As a result, the liquid contained within the capsule could be projected into the user’s eyes, causing chemical irritation and/or burns.
Because of this defect, the product does not comply with the European regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (“CLP”) and the European Regulation (EC) 648/2004 on Detergents. As such, the specific batch/lots of Puntomatic brand Cápsulas Puntomatic Explosión de Perfume Laundry Detergent have been ordered recalled from end users and withdrawn from the European marketplace.
More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 14-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8520-2017
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Filed under: Burn or scald hazard, Chemical contamination hazard, Children, Choking or asphyxiation hazard, Clothing & footwear, Cosmetics, Electric shock or electrocution, Electronics, Europe's REACH Regulations, European Union Recalls ("RAPEX"), Fire or smoke hazard, Flammability, Home & Residential, Laceration hazard, Lead or cadmium hazard, Reproductive toxicity hazard, Sports equipment, Toys, Vehicles, Work or Industrial Equipment | Tagged: burn hazard, children, EU Recalls, European Union, European Union Rapid Alert "Rapex" Report: 14-2017, infants, injury hazard, laundry detergent, Puntomatic brand Cápsulas Puntomatic Explosión de Perfume Laundry Detergent, Recalls, Recalls Direct RIN: 8520-2017, toy, Vehicles |