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

Alert number: A12/0065/17

Product:  Leather toiletry bag

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  20000003240012

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Veritas

Type / number of model:  A16

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts of the bag is too high (measured value: up to 3.9 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Leather toiletry bag with mesh design. Colour: cognac.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Luxembourg

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Belgium