Incense sticks

Recall published
2011-01-17
Brand
  • "Lord Buddha" Darshan Exports
Product title
Incense sticks
Unknown
Product description
The articles are packaged in a rectangular cardboard box which is light and dark blue in colour with images of Buddha. The box also bears the brand name, the barcode and the words "DARSHAN Exports".
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the incense sticks release 72,7 µg/m³ of benzene during combustion and 74,3 µg/m³ of benzene after combustion. Furthermore, the product releases also 18,4 µg/m³ of toluene during combustion and 19 µg/m³ toluene after combustion. As the product is intended for use in closed environments and not to be dispersed by ventilation, the values for benzene and toluene are to be considered harmful to health.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
8902264013340
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
India
RAPEX Reference
0036/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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