Ankle bracelet - Safety Alert
The Health and Safety Authority have found the below product available on the Irish market.
The product is a gold ankle bracelet with a heart-shaped pendant sold online. The pendant has the letter "D" engraved.
The product has an excessive concentration of cadmium (measured value: up to 77.6% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to health. It accumulates in the body, can damage the kidneys and bones and cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
What to Do?
If you purchased this product, please discontinue use immediately, discard the product immediately and keep it out of the reach of children.
You may wish to contact the company whom you purchased the product from to see if there are any remedies available to you.
For more information please see: https://ec.europa.eu/safety-gate-alerts/screen/webReport/alertDetail/10007724?lang=en
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