The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0861/09

Product:  Ladies' boots


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Clara Garcia

Type / number of model:  Model: 52300252 Black

Risk type: Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk due to the presence of dimethylfumarate (DMF) in the footwear and in the sachet included in the packaging.
Dimethylfumarate is a substance which has to be considered harmful, irritating and sensitising on contact with the skin, and its use as a biocide is not authorised.

One incident reported.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal from the market ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Ladies’ black, fold-over boots. The packaging consists of a cardboard box containing two sachets.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Spain