Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report

Report 29 ( Published on: 19/07/2019)
Notification A12/1009/19 of report 2019-28 has been updated with information on the affected batch.

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Alert number: A12/1051/19       
Category:  Protective equipment
Product:  Climbing gloves
Brand: Singing Rock
Name: Unknown
Type / number of model:  Grippy F/F
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Risk type:  Chemical
There is an excessive amount of chromium (VI) in the leather (measured value up to 15 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Retailer)

Description:  A pair of black leather climbing gloves with strengthening on the inside of the thumbs and on the palms made of light brown suede with yellow stitching and with a hook-and-loop closure. No packaging.
Country of origin:  Czech Republic
Alert submitted by:  Germany
Type of alert: Serious
Year - Week:  2019 - 29