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Notification details - 2013.0941

lead (10 mg/kg - ppm) and mercury (12 mg/kg - ppm) in food supplement from India, via the United Kingdom
2013.0941
food - alert - official control on the market
04/07/2013
withdrawal from the market
13/08/2013
distribution to other member countries
Sweden (SE)
food supplement
Classification
alert
dietetic foods, food supplements, fortified foods
serious
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
inf01 Sweden 04/07/2013 corrigendum Next to elevated levels of lead also high levels of mercury were found in the product.
inf02 United Kingdom 13/08/2013 outcome of investigations
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
lead metals 10 mg/kg - ppm 24/04/2013
mercury metals 12 mg/kg - ppm 24/04/2013
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
India (O) Sweden (D) United Kingdom (O)