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

Alert number: A12/0557/18

Product:  Suede skirt

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  1234510644440

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Goosecraft

Type / number of model:  Article No: 151631011

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather skirt is too high (measured value: 24.2 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Brown, suede leather skirt with buttons at the front and a zip-fastener at the back.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands