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

Alert number: A11/0130/17

Product:  Riding gloves

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  4043197267029

Type of alert: Other

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Schwenkel / , UVEX

Type / number of model:  classic white

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 7.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

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

Description:  Riding gloves made of white leather, attached to a cardboard hanger.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany