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Notification details - 2018.0974

benzo(a)pyrene (3 µg/kg - ppb) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (18.4 µg/kg - ppb) and unauthorised colour Sudan 4 (352 µg/kg - ppb) in red palm oil from Ghana, via the United Kingdom
2018.0974
food - alert - official control on the market
12/04/2018
12/06/2018
no distribution to other member countries
Netherlands (NL)
red palm oil
Classification
alert
fats and oils
serious
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup2 Germany 24/04/2018 outcome of investigations
fup3 United Kingdom 11/05/2018 outcome of investigations
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
benzo(a)pyrene industrial contaminants 3 µg/kg - ppb 15/01/2018
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons industrial contaminants 18.4 µg/kg - ppb 15/01/2018
unauthorised colour Sudan 4 composition 352 µg/kg - ppb 15/01/2018
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Germany  Ghana (O) INFOSAN  Netherlands (D) United Kingdom