Necklace "Iris Root"

Recall published
2012-01-16
Brand
Product title
Necklace "Iris Root"
Product description
Iris root attached to a cotton cord. The item is packaged in transparent plastic containing a thin card printed with information about the therapeutic properties and warnings in Spanish about its use for babies.
Risk
The product poses a risk of choking and strangulation because the iris root breaks into small pieces that can be swallowed and because the necklace is too long. In addition, the product does not comply with the national legislation regarding claims of therapeutic value for one or more illnesses without meeting the requirements laid down in the Medicines Act and its implementing provisions, and ascribing specific preventive or therapeutic effects unsupported by adequate technical or scientific tests accredited and expressly recognised by the State health authority.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.
Barcode
Model number
IR 10/11/42C
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Choking Strangulation
Country of origin
Italy
RAPEX Reference
A12/0052/12
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Spain

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