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

Alert number: A12/0080/17

Product:  Leather jacket

Name: Luise

Batch number / Barcode:  4054246289053 and 0004664547

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items


Type / number of model:  Item No 61 2232, colour PL 666

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 37 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:  Black leather jacket, lined, sleeves with black saddle stitches, silver zips and press-fasteners, shiny light-grey fabric lining; sample size (according to label): 38.

Country of origin: Uruguay

Alert submitted by: Germany