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

Alert number: A12/0087/18

Product:  Work gloves

Name: Tegera classic

Batch number / Barcode:  7 392626036932

Risk level: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: ejendals

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 9.9 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the REACH Regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

Description:  Work gloves, palm and back in brown leather, partly lined with beige fabric, black suede cuff edged with black fabric.

Country of origin: Sweden

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden