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

Alert number: A12/0381/18

Product: Leather handbag

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode: 4013713001680

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Bercy

Type / number of model: 15 2016

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the bag is too high (measured value up to 6.6 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)

Description: Handbag made of leather pieces in various colours (bright to dark brown).

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany