Food recalls and alerts in the European Union

Plastic salad bowl

Description:
Migration of formaldehyde (22.0; 20.5 mg/kg - ppm) from plastic salad bowl from Hungary
Classification:
Information for follow-up
Hazard:

Migration of formaldehyde

Category: migration

More information Formaldehyde is used mainly in the production of melamine-formaldehyde kitchen wares such as plastic dishes and cups used for children or camping. For formaldehyde a migration limit is established. In low quality products this limit may be exceeded. Moderate exceedance of the migration limit is not considered to be of a serious health concern.
Result: Units: Date:
22.0; 20.5 Mg/kg - ppm 2012-10-02
Product comes from:
Hungary
The product has been distributed to:
Czech Republic
Hungary
Poland
Slovak Republic
Notification issued by:
Poland
Basis of notification:
Official control on the market
Official control on the internal market of EEA (European Economic Area).
Distribution status:
Distribution to other member countries
Action taken:
Withdrawal from the market
Brand:
N/A

The brand or company name is not published.

Type:
Food contact material
RASFF reference:
2012.1446
Notification created:
(2012-10-16)
Notification updated:
(2012-12-14)
Source:
Visit RASFF website for more information.