Rapex 2019 08 Safety reflector 288

Alert number: A12/0328/19

Product:  Safety reflector

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  288

Risk type: Environment
The solders contain lead (measured value up to 81%) above limit values and the plastic contains short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) (measured value up to 0.931%).
SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment.
Lead poses a risk to the environment. 

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation) and with the requirements of the Commission Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2 Directive).

 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): The company is reported to the prosecutor

 

Description:  A safety reflector with an LED light inside.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Sweden