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Overview of RASFF Food Contact Material Notification in January 2018 Featured

There are 12 RASFF notifications on food contact materials in January 2018,in which all of them are from China. The main hazards for the notifications are migration of heavy metal, formaldehyde and primary aromatic amines from products. More information is shown below:

Date

Notification type

Notified by

Product

Subject

Action taken

Risk decision

countries concerned*

03/01/2018

border rejection

Italy

pasta machine

migration of nickel (0.2 mg/kg - ppm) and too high level of overall migration (13 mg/dm2) from pasta machine from China

placed under customs seals

undecided

China (O)? Italy

04/01/2018

alert

Poland

set of glasses

migration of cadmium (0.37 mg/item) and of lead (12.2 mg/item) from set of glasses from China, via the Czech Republic

withdrawal from the market

serious

China (O)? Czech Republic? INFOSAN Poland (D)

05/01/2018

information for attention

Cermany

cast-iron teapot

migration of aluminium (54.7; 38.6; 35.1 mg/l), of nickel (25.9; 12.4; 8.07; 6.42 mg/l), of cobalt (7.03; 3.57; 2.49; 2.16 mg/l) and of lithium (29.2; 19.2; 16.7 mg/l) from cast-iron teapot from China

withdrawal from the market

serious

China (O)? Commission Services? Germany(D)?? INFOSAN

10/01/2018

border rejection

Germany

Kitchen utensils(spatu-la,spaghetti spoon ladle)

migration of primary aromatic amines (aniline: 101; 122; 126 μg/l) from kitchen utensils (spatula, spaghetti spoon and ladle) from China

destruction

serious

China (O)? Germany

16/01/2018

Informati-on for follow-up

Lithuania

plastic sport bottles for children

deterioration of organoleptic characteristics (abnormal taste) of water in contact with plastic sport bottles for children from China, via Spain

destruction

Not serious

China (O)? Latvia (D)? Lithuania (D) ?Spain

18/01/2018

Informati-on for attention

Italy

melamine tray

migration of melamine (6.16 mg/kg - ppm) from melamine tray from China

withdrawal from the market

serious

China (O) ?INFOSAN ?Italy (D)

24/01/2018

border rejection

United Kingdom

nylon turner

migration of primary aromatic amines (4,4-diaminodiphenylmethan: 6860 μg/kg - ppb) from nylon turner from China

official detention

serious

China (O) ?United Kingdom

26/01/2018

border rejection

Spain

melamine decorated children plates

migration of formaldehyde (26 mg/kg - ppm) from melamine decorated children plates from China

Import not authorised

Not serious

China (O)? Spain

26/01/2018

border rejection

Poland

food clip

absence of certified analytical report for food clip from China

Re-dispatch

Not serious

China (O)? Poland

29/01/2018

alert

Luxembou-rg

ladle

migration of primary aromatic amines (4,4-diaminodiphenylmethan: 0.055; 0.17 mg/kg - ppm) from ladle from China, via Belgium

withdrawal from the market

serious

Belgium? China (O) ?INFOSAN ?Luxembourg (D)

31/01/2018

border rejection

Germany

melamine bowls

migration of primary aromatic amines (29.5 mg/kg - ppm) from melamine bowls from China

Re-dispatch

serious

China (O)? Germany

31/01/2018

alert

Germany

Hip flask set

migration of lead (21.10 mg/kg - ppm) from hip flask set from China

recall from consumers

serious

Austria (D)? China (O)? Croatia (D)? Germany

Greece (D)? Netherlands(D)? Slovenia(D)

* D = distribution ?O = origin

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