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2021.07.30 Recall: Gold Bear Pendant

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards.

Gold Bear Pendant

Bear 

Alert number
2107-0067

Product type
Jewellery - Pendant

Product identifiers
N/A

Product description
Gold-coloured pendant in the shape of a seated bear.

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
Unknown

Risk level
Serious

Risk type
Chemical

Risk description
The product presents a serious chemical risk as it contains cadmium at a concentration of 45200 mg/kg, in excess of the permissible maximum. Cadmium is harmful to human health as it accumulates in the body, can damage organs and may cause cancer. The product does not meet the requirements of the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008.

Corrective measures
The product has been destroyed at the border.

Online marketplace
N/A

Notifier
Local authority trading standards

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