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

Alert number: A12/0009/17

Product: Lederhose (Leather trousers)

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: 76202722

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Bessmann/Country-Line

Type / number of model: X-9477, colour 63

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 10.6 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 (By: Importer)

Description: Knee-length leather trousers with bib made of dark brown leather; lining: 100% cotton. Sample size 50.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Germany