Health hazard: Excessive Nickel release from this cooking pot
The Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, as well as the manufacturer SSW Stolze Stahl Waren GmbH, warn is currently in front of a cooking pot that has been offered over a longer period of time in different stores and in online trading in Germany. The affected pot when cooking harmful quantities of heavy metal Nickel on the food. The use of the cooking pot should be immediately discontinued.
Is affected of the “enamel-saucepan-black/black with glass lid” of the series “BLACK TIGER” from the manufacturer SSW Proud steel products with the batch numbers 190206, as well as 190408, the barcode number 4 001856 0198125 and the article number 122216. The pot is produced in China, and from August 2019 March 2020 sold nationwide.
Pot is harmful amounts of Nickel
The warning of the Federal office, according to the pot can make up to 0,137 milligrams of Nickel per kilogram of food. This exceeds the maximum permissible limit of Nickel. This can pose a threat to human health. The manufacturer and the Federal Agency recommended that the use of set.
Sale sites is unclear
Affected pots can be returned against reimbursement of the purchase price, even without proof of purchase, in the respective points of sale, the manufacturer. Unfortunately, the SSW is not called a Proud steel Were explicitly, where the pots were sold. The pots of “BLACK TIGER”series are offered on Amazon, net-Online, in Real terms, and at the furniture house Höffner. Whether the recall of the items are below it, it is not clear from the message.
What are some dangers of excessive Nickel intake?
The Bavarian state office for health and food safety, points out that in the long term, excessive amounts of to be taken Nickel can lead to changes in the sex hormones, decrease fertility or even damage to the offspring. In addition Nickel, and Nickel are compounds suspected to be carcinogenic. (vb)