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

Alert number: 1727/10

Product:  Men’s shoes


Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Sport

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because the insole contains azo dyes releasing the aromatic amines in a concentration between 34.1 and 209.5 mg/kg which exceeds the permitted limit of 30 mg/kg.
The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Stop of sales ordered by the authorities.

Description:  Men’s shoes made of fabric and synthetic velour with a warm lining. They are brown and have a plastic sole, brand “Sport”. The shoes are packed in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Bulgaria