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

Alert number: A12/0630/18

Product:  Lederhose (leather shorts)

Name: Lederhose Tegernsee K13, kurz

Batch number / Barcode:  2100000195053

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Wiesnkönig

Type / number of model:  article No 02-001

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 10 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:  Men’s leather shorts (‘Lederhose’), size 50. Made of brown suede with light-coloured decorative stitching.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany