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

Alert number: A12/0295/17

Product: Leather gloves

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: 4056444458392

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Esprit

Type / number of model: 095EA1R006

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 15 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: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description: Pair of leather gloves, with petrol-blue coloured suede on the upper side, various black smooth-leather components on the palm-side and a black fabric lining.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: France