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

Product
Multi-Colour Crystal Glass Alloy Necklace

Type
Jewellery - Necklace

Barcode
4042979

Country of origin
China

Product description
Gold necklace with three multi colour crystals

Necklace

Hazard
The product presents a serious chemical risk as when tested, it was found to contain 47.8% Cadmium which is 4,780 times the maximum limit. 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 action
The import has been rejected at the border.

Notified by
Local authority Trading Standards

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