Incense sticks - Camomile - perfumed incense sticks

Recall published
2010-07-26
Brand
Product title
Incense sticks - Camomile - perfumed incense sticks
Product description
The article is sold in a rectangular green cardboard box with images of white camomile flowers shading into green towards the edges of the box, which are decorated with golden stripes. All sides of the packaging bear the article name (“Camomile – incense sticks”) in a green frame in white and yellow lettering, and the brand logo (HEM in white lettering in a small red oval); at the bottom is the full address of the manufacturer/exporter (HEM Corporation).
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because the incense sticks release 82 µg/m³ of benzene during combustion and 88 µg/m³ of benzene after combustion. Furthermore, the product releases also 21 µg/m³ of toluene during combustion and 15 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
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
India
RAPEX Reference
1126/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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