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RASFF STATISTICS - February 2016

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RASFF Notifications of Chinese FCM Products

In February 2016, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed(RASFF) of EU has sent 4 validated notifications about disqualified FCM products originated from China through the system. The notifying states include Italy, Germany and France. Kitchenware are still the main kinds of notified products. The problem mainly concentrated on the migration of formaldehyde, melamine, chromium and manganese, etc..  CTI reminds relevant manufacturers to pay high attention to it. The details are as follow.

Date

Notification type

Notified by

Origin

Subject

Action taken

01/02/2016

information for attention

Germany

China

migration of formaldehyde (318 mg/kg - ppm) from bamboo fiber salad bowls

withdrawal from the market

02/02/2016

border rejection

Italy

China

migration of manganese (0.6 mg/kg - ppm) from wooden kitchen tools

placed under customs seals

09/02/2016

border rejection

Italy

China

migration of chromium (7.1 mg/l) and of manganese (0.2 mg/l) from steel knives

destruction

17/02/2016

Alert

France