This bamboo harness should not be used anymore
As recently announced by TEDI GmbH & Co. KG, product tests have revealed high levels of toxic formaldehyde in various bamboo dishes, trays and alcohol drinks. Formaldehyde can have harmful effects. Therefore, the company recommends the continued use of these articles.
According to TEDI quality management, table items were sold from October 5, 2018 to January 9, 2019, in more than 2,000 stores throughout Germany. The sale prices were between 1.25 euros and 1.50 euros. Consumers can exchange the articles interested in a refund of the sale price or any other element in any TEDI prey. The following elements are remembered:
- 25 centimeter bamboo plate Design 1 and 2; Article numbers: 19344003431000000150 and 18128003431000000150
- Bamboo cave 14 cm design 1 and 2; Parts numbers: 80336003431000000125 and 76469003431000000125
- Bamboo cup 13 cm Design 1 and 2; Parts Numbers: 98010003431000000125 and 98803003431000000125
What effects on health have formaldehyde?
Since June 2014, formaldehyde has been used as a carcinogenic substance (category 1 B). According to the Federal Environment Agency, it is often used as a sticky component in wood materials. Formaldehyde can be released into the air intake and inhaled. Higher formaldehyde concentration can irritate the eyes and mucous membranes. In the worst cases, carcinogenic processes occur. In addition, it is suspected that active formaldehyde or increases asthma. The Federal Environment Agency recommends keeping the concentration of formaldehyde in the room air as low as possible. (Vb)