Men’s socks - Simpsons

Recall published
2010-03-15
Brand
Product title
Men’s socks - Simpsons, Garfield
Product description
1. Black socks with woven textile application (Garfield motif + ‘Grrr!’), 2. Grey socks with woven textile application (Homer Simpson motif+ ‘Man vs. Hammer’), 3. Black socks with woven textile application (Garfield motif without text).
Risk
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain prohibited azo dyes, which release 150 mg/kg (No 1), 97 mg/kg (No 2) and 87 mg/kg (No 3) of 4-amino azobenzene from the textile application of the socks. These products do not comply with the Chemical Restrictions Directive 76/769/EEC.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
1. Garfield socks / Garfield motif + ‘Grrr!’ / season: 209 WGR: 842 order 1990800 / 19908008421000000100,
2. Simpsons socks / Homer motif + ‘Man vs. Hammer’ / season: 209 WGR: 842 order 1520800 / 15298008421000000100,
3. Garfield socks / Garfield motif without text/ season: 209 WGR: 842 order 1990800 / 19908008421000000100,
Various textile applications (motifs) with same order number possible.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0524/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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