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Notification details - 2015.1286

cadmium (0.08 mg/kg - ppm) and mercury (2.3 mg/kg - ppm) in frozen dogfish (Mustelus spp) from Ghana
2015.1286
food - alert - border control - consignment detained
13/10/2015
withdrawal from the market
04/12/2015
distribution to other member countries
Portugal (PT)
frozen dogfish (Mustelus spp)
Classification
alert
fish and fish products
serious
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Portugal 21/10/2015 notification upgrade As the distribution status has been updated (distribution details to Spain), the notification has been upgraded to Alert.
fup2 Spain 04/12/2015 outcome of investigations
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
cadmium metals 0.08 mg/kg - ppm 16/09/2015
mercury metals 2.3 mg/kg - ppm 16/09/2015
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Ghana (O) INFOSAN  Portugal (D) Spain (D)