Children's underpants (3 pairs)

Recall published
2008-02-25
Brand
Product title
Children's underpants (3 pairs)
Product description
Three pairs of children’s underpants (black, orange, black and orange stripes) in a plastic bag attached to printed card; with labelling "Kinderwäsche 3 Slips Grösse 128/134" (3 pairs of children’s underpants, size 128/134), price €3, "TEDi GmbH & Co. KG ", 100% cotton.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 236 mg/kg of benzidine, which is a known human carcinogen which can easily be absorbed through the skin. It is harmful to the blood and weakens the bone marrow. This product does not comply with the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market and recall from consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Barcode 59484002221000000300, article No 5948400, delivery note No 188497, EAN code 0821849729170.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0271/08
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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