Thermos flasks and thermos containers

Recall published
2007-06-25
Brand
Product title
Thermos flasks and thermos containers
Product description
The material containing asbestos is made up of small, grey/off-white cylindrical bodies made of compressed chrysotile asbestos fibrous material visible in the cavity within the double glass casing of the thermos and functioning 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 to break and the asbestos card pads were handled. 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
- Bar codes 8003512131851
75-cl model and 7511000, Transparent
75-cl model
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0634/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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