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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Products with serious risks
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