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Notification details - 2019.3070

benzo(a)pyrene (20.73 µg/kg - ppb) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (91.58 µg/kg - ppb) in cocoa powder from Poland, processed in Slovakia, with raw material from the Netherlands and Poland
food - alert - official control on the market
recall from consumers
no distribution from notifying country
Hungary (HU)
cocoa powder
cocoa and cocoa preparations, coffee and tea
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup2 Slovakia 06/09/2019 outcome of investigations
fup3 Poland 17/09/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup4 Poland 20/09/2019 outcome of investigations
fup5 Slovakia 23/09/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
benzo(a)pyrene environmental pollutants 20.73 µg/kg - ppb 23/04/2019
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons environmental pollutants 91.58 µg/kg - ppb 23/04/2019
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Cameroon  Côte d'Ivoire  Hungary (D) INFOSAN  Netherlands (O) Nigeria  Poland (O) Slovakia (O)