Sweden has recalled the Smycke midjelank waist chain as it contains excessive concentrations of cadmium which is a serious health hazard
Notifying country: Sweden
Product category: Jewelry
Product: Waist chain
Name: Smycke midjelänk
Type / number of model: Midjelänk
Product description: Large waist chain in gold-coloured metal.
Packaging description: Transparent plastic bag. No markings.
Country of origin: United Arab Emirates
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains an excessive concentration of cadmium (measured value: up to 35 % by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidneys and bones and it may cause cancer.
Legal provisions (at EU level) and European standards against which the product was tested and did not comply
The product does not comply with the REACH regulation
Alert number: INFO/00141/23
Published on 31/10/2023
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer)
Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Date of entry into force 21/08/2023