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

Alert number: A12/0299/17

Product: Leather gloves

Name: Handschuhe mit Leder, rot ('red ladies’ gloves with leather')

Batch number / Barcode: 40 47 44 50 13 78

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Antonio World Fashion

Type / number of model: Article No 61.00036.99

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 40.6 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)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: Ladies’ gloves made from a combination of red leather and fabric; lined with black fleece; size L/X.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany