Thermos flask and containers

Recall published
2007-05-07
Brand
  • Happy Casa range
Product title
Thermos flask and containers
Product description
The asbestos is to be found in the small, grey/off-white cylindrical bodies made of compressed chrysotile asbestos fibrous material, placed in the cavity within the double glass casing of the thermos, to act as spacers.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of cancer because asbestos fibre, which could be carcinogenic if inhaled, could be released if the glass container were broken and the enclosed cylinders were disturbed. This product does not comply with the Chemicals Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Thermos jug, item 577139
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0425/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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