Advisory for Indian products in EU: 27 April – 10 May 2021

Advisory for Indian products in EU: 27 April – 10 May 2021

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

11 May 2021, 16:33 — 3 min read

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 alerts from EU generated during 27th April - 10th May 2021 are as under:
 
1. Alert: Hair dye originated from India withdrawn from the market due to containing excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine (PPD) (measured value: up to 2.8% as free base).
 
The ready-to-use product contains an excessive amount of p-phenylenediamine (PPD) (measured value: up to 2.8% as free base) and insufficient couplers to inactivate its toxicity. PPD is an extreme skin sensitiser and can trigger allergic contact dermatitis.The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
 
Measures ordered by economic operators (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
  • Country of origin: India
  • Alert submitted by: Austria
  • Category: Cosmetics
  • Year - week: 2021 - 17

2. Alert: Ethylene oxide in organic amaranth, organic guar gum & Psyllium flakes from India.
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - company's own check
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from recipient(s)

3. Alert: Ethylene oxide in sesame seeds from India
  • Notification from: Spain
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Destruction
  • Date: 06-05-2021

4. Alert: Salmonella in psyllium husk powder.
  • Notification from: Denmark
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Consumer complaint
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from recipient(s)
  • Date: 06-05-2021
 
5. Alert: Tetracycline in raw material for feed additive from India.
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - company's own check
  • Action Taken: Informing recipient(s)
  • Date: 29-04-2021
 
6. Alert: Aflatoxins in Indian Groundnut Kernels.
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Official detention
  • Date: 28-04-2021

 

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