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Notification details - 2015.0990

migration of formaldehyde (16.2 mg/kg - ppm) and of melamine (3.7 mg/kg - ppm) from children decorated melamine plates from China
food contact material - alert - official control on the market
recall from consumers
distribution to other member countries
France (FR)
children decorated melamine plates
food contact materials
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 France 30/07/2015 additional information
fup2 Czech Republic 07/08/2015 outcome of investigations Based on the notification the official control was performed at the operator Vanda Store, Korunni 101, Praha 10. The product in question was identified at the shop (11 pieces), the 12 pieces were dispatched to the shop in Brno. The product has been immediately withdrawn both from shops and e-shop. 25 pieces has already been sold. The operator has prepared and published information on this unsafe product for consumers and has informed them on the possibility to return already bought product.
fup3 Belgium 19/08/2015 additional information
fup4 Spain 01/09/2015 outcome of investigations
fup5 Hong Kong 22/03/2016 follow-up from non-member country
fup5p Commission Services 31/03/2016 corrigendum Following the information received in fup5, the title should read "migration of formaldehyde and of melamine from children decorated melamine plates from China, via Hong Kong".
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
migration of formaldehyde migration 16.2 mg/kg - ppm
migration of melamine industrial contaminants 3.7 mg/kg - ppm 24/06/2015
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Belgium (D) China (O) Commission Services  Czech Republic (D) France (D) Germany (D) Hong Kong  Luxembourg (D) Spain (D) Taiwan (D)