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

Alert number: A12/0499/17

Product:  Baby shoes

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  4-08324-07 and 461-20-0041 51 005

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Superfit

Type / number of model:  Item No 0518

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 4.8 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer, Retailer)

Description:  First-walker shoes for babies. The upper is made of dark and light grey leather, the edge of shoe and laces are of green fabric and the sole is made of dark grey plastic. Sample size: 21

Country of origin: Austria

Alert submitted by: Germany