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Notification details - 2015.0259 withdrawn

benzo(a)pyrene (2.97 µg/kg - ppb), benzo(a)anthracene (7.43 µg/kg - ppb), chrysene (48.67 µg/kg - ppb) and benzo(b)fluoranthen (2.31 µg/kg - ppb) in smoked sprats in oil from Latvia
2015.0259
food - alert - official control on the market
04/03/2015
withdrawal from the market
06/08/2015
distribution restricted to notifying country
Poland (PL)
smoked sprats in oil
Classification
alert
fish and fish products
serious
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Poland 09/03/2015 additional information
fup2 Latvia 13/03/2015 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup3 Latvia 16/03/2015 corrigendum
fup4 Poland 19/03/2015 outcome of investigations
fup5 Latvia 20/04/2015 additional information
fup6 Poland 30/07/2015 withdrawal of original notification Based on the information provided by the company Petropat Sp. z o.o. it was decided to undertake the confirmatory tests of the questioned result of official control analysis. Referee sample was sent to the national reference laboratory - National Institute of Public Health - National Institute of Hygiene. The result of analysis of the referee sample for sum of 4PAH was 25,7 +/- 3,8 µg/kg. As the maximum permitted level calculated on product's ingredients is 23,80 µg/kg and taking into account the uncertainty level (3,8 µg/kg) the result of tests performed on the referee sample did not confirm non-compliance. Therefore we would like to ask for withdrawal of the original notification.
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
benzo(a)anthracene environmental pollutants 7.43 µg/kg - ppb 20/01/2015
benzo(a)pyrene environmental pollutants 2.97 µg/kg - ppb 20/01/2015
benzo(b)fluoranthen environmental pollutants 2.31 µg/kg - ppb 20/01/2015
chrysene industrial contaminants 48.67 µg/kg - ppb 20/01/2015
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Latvia (O) Poland