Thermate Thermos Flask Recalled (ASBESTOS fibres)
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Product: Thermos flask
Name: Vacuum Flask with 2 cups
Type/number of model: 0-57625
Batch number/Barcode: 5050577576250
Risk: Chemical, ASBESTOS
The flask contains asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the user may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: 1.8 litre thermos flask with 2 cups. Polypropylene outer and vacuum glass inner. Available in various colours – purple, yellow, blue, pink. No packaging.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Risk Type: Serious
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