An urgent recall has been issued for a range of jewelery sold in Ireland due to “radiation risk”.
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) confirmed on Wednesday that a safety issue has been identified with a number of wearable health products, including bracelets and necklaces.
A spokesman said: “The risk associated with the product is that of radiation, the products have low levels of radiation that can cause harm to the user during prolonged use.”
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The recall alert includes six products that were for sale in Ireland. Products include bracelets, necklaces and an eye mask.
JPAC has identified one purchase of an affected product by an Irish consumer, but fears there may be more as they were all available to buy online.
Full list of affected products
magnetix sportboost bracelet
Power Armor Athlete Necklace
Super black Energy Armor bracelet
Nero Basic Bracelet
Energy Armor sleep mask
Anyone who has purchased any of the above products is urged to stop using it, put it in a safe place, and contact the Environmental Protection Agency for instructions on safe disposal.
JPAC said: “JPAC has confirmed that one of the Magnetix products, the sportboost bracelet, was purchased by an Irish consumer, however as these products were available to purchase online it is possible that other Irish consumers may have purchased them.
“If you have purchased one of these products, stop using it immediately and store it in a safe place. Please contact the EPA at (053) 916 0600 for instructions on how to dispose of the product.”
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