The European Commission validated 235 RASFF notifications this month, including 210 notifications on food, accounting for 89.36%; 16 notifications on feed, accounting for 6.81%; 9 notifications on food contact materials (FCMs), accounting for 3.83%. 6 of the FCM products are from China, accounting for 77.78%.

The prime hazards for FCMs are migration of elements.

There are more details on FCM notifications as below:

Date

Reference

Notified by

Product

Subject

Action Taken

Notification Type

Risk Decision

02/06/2020

2020.2263

United Kingdom

folding chopping boards

migration of primary aromatic amines (0.03 mg/kg - ppm) from folding chopping boards from China

informing authorities

company's own check

serious

03/06/2020

2020.2156

Germany

baby sensor spoons

migration of bisphenol A (124.2 µg/l) from baby sensor spoons from China, via Belgium

withdrawal from the market

official control on the market

serious

16/06/2020

2020.2458

Austria

tableware made from a mix of bamboo fibres, melamine and maize starch

attempt to illegally import tableware made from a mix of bamboo fibres, melamine and maize starch from China

import not authorised

consignment detained

not serious

16/06/2020

2020.2459

Austria

tableware made from a mix of bamboo fibres, melamine and maize starch

attempt to illegally import tableware made from a mix of bamboo fibres, melamine and maize starch from China

import not authorised

consignment detained

not serious

17/06/2020

2020.2478

Poland

sieve spoons

migration of primary aromatic amines (>0.64 mg/kg - ppm) from sieve spoons from China

withdrawal from the market

official control on the market

serious

30/06/2020

2020.2641

Poland

slotted spoons

migration of primary aromatic amines (0.045; 0.044 mg/kg - ppm) from slotted spoons from China

public warning - press release

official control on the market

serious

30/06/2020

2020.2651

Belgium

melamine plates

migration of melamine (6.07 mg/kg - ppm) from melamine plates from China

recall from consumers

official control on the market

undecided