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Handbag (River Island) recall

BrandRiver Island
Recall date23 Feb 2018
ProductHandbag (Black with metallic detail)
Pack size1
Batch codesBatch number / bar code 5057085687331. Type / model number RI951H07J-Q11
ProblemChemical, Environment
Further information

The synthetic leather contains short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) and lead. SCCPs persist in the environment, are toxic to aquatic organisms at low concentrations and bioaccumulate in wildlife and humans, posing a risk to human health and the environment. Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects.

The product does not comply with the Regulation on persistent organic pollutants (POP Regulation) and the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH regulation).

This product has been withdrawn from the market by the distributor. If you have the affected product return it to the store from where it was purchased.  

WebsiteEuropean Commission consumer products recall
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