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

Alert number: A12/0475/18

Product:  Leather shoes

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  1) 2001001581107;, 2) 2001001582012

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Create

Type / number of model:  1) RS570-4 , 2) RS128-5

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather of the shoes is too high (measured value up to 9.4 mg/kg).
Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

Description:  Leather shoes for men. 2 Different models: 1) blue with metal decoration; 2) brown with laces.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Finland