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Notification details - 2018.0689

mercury (1.22 mg/kg - ppm) in chilled swordfish filets (Xiphias gladius) from unknown origin, via the Netherlands
2018.0689
food - alert - official control on the market
14/03/2018
no stock left
22/05/2018
no distribution from notifying country
Switzerland (CH)
chilled swordfish filets (Xiphias gladius)
Classification
alert
fish and fish products
serious
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Netherlands 16/03/2018 request
fup2 Switzerland 20/03/2018 corrigendum During further investigations of the regional competent authority about the CVED, it turned out that the fish was not correctly declared on the label and that the fish originated from Spain (FA34 SPA) instead of the United States. The information is adjusted in the notification and delivery documents are attached in iRASFF. Therefore no CVED.
fup3 Spain 22/05/2018 corrigendum
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
mercury heavy metals 1.22 mg/kg - ppm 01/03/2018
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
INFOSAN  Netherlands  Spain  Switzerland (D) United States  unknown origin (O)