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

Alert number: A12/0144/17

Product: Children’s shoes

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: Bar code: 2400001879076

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Richter

Type / number of model: Model 3131, type 12, colour 4111

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 12 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: Distributor)

Description: Pair of unpackaged children’s shoes, uppers made of red leather and red fabric with white stitching and appliqué work, red fabric lining and red synthetic outer soles; 2 velcro fastenings per shoe made of red leather with an underlying velcro band; Sample size: 28

Country of origin: Austria

Alert submitted by: Germany