The European Commission validated 342 RASFF notifications this month, including 313 notifications on food, accounting for 91。52%; 22 notifications on feed, accounting for 6。43%; 7 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 2。05%。 6 of the products are from China, accounting for 85。71%。

The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements.

There are more details on FCM notifications as below:

date

reference

notified by

countries concerned

subject

action taken

distribution status

risk decision

06/11/2019

2019.3894 

Lithuania

China (O), Latvia, Lithuania (D)

migration of nickel (1。2 mg/l) from barbecue grill for fish from China, via Latvia

re-dispatch

no distribution from notifying country

not serious

15/11/2019

2019。4030 

Germany

Austria (D), China (O), Germany (D), Netherlands (D), Poland (D), United Kingdom

migration of melamine (6.6 mg/kg - ppm) from bamboo cups for kids from China, via the United Kingdom

no stock left

distribution to other member countries

undecided

15/11/2019

2019.4032 

Luxembourg

China (O), INFOSAN, Luxembourg (D), Spain (D)

migration of primary aromatic amines (aniline: 0.072; 4,4'MDA: >0.1 mg/kg - ppm) from nylon skimmer from China, via Spain

recall from consumers

no distribution to other member countries

serious

21/11/2019

2019。4095 

Italy

China (O), Italy (D)

steel strainers from China unfit for use as food contact material (steel AISI 201)

official detention

distribution restricted to notifying country

not serious

27/11/2019

2019.4172 

Italy

Italy, Taiwan (O)

inner coating oxidized (rust) of steel cake moulds from Taiwan

re-dispatch

product allowed to travel to destination under customs seals

undecided

27/11/2019

2019.4178 

Lithuania

Bulgaria (D), China (O), Estonia (D), Latvia (D), Lithuania (D), Spain (D)

migration of nickel (1。3; 1。9 mg/l) from bbq grill from China

re-dispatch

distribution to other member countries

not serious