In order to keep the Indian exporters informed of the rejections faced by Indian products in the EU and to take preventive actions FIEO is forwarding the Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed (RASFF) and for Non-Food Consumer Products (RAPEX) alerts on a weekly basis.
The alert from EU generated during 21st January – 27th January 2020 are as under:
Alert: Excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine in Indian Black Henna colour rejected by Austria
The ready-to-use Black Henna (Henna hair colour) contains an excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine (PPD)(measured value: 7.6 %) and insufficient couplers. PPD is an extreme skin sensitiser and can trigger allergic contact dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
- Notification from: Austria
- Risk: Serious
- Measures taken: Withdrawal of the product from the market
- Year - Week: 2020 – 4
Alert: Salmonella enterica ser. Kisil (presence in 1 out of 5 samples /25g) in hulled sesame seeds from India
- Notification from: Greece
- Risk: Serious
- Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
- Action Taken: Re-dispatch
- Date: 24-01-2020
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