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

Alert number: A12/0700/18

Product:  Handbag

Name: Alice Black/Silver

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Stow

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The level of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 9.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and can trigger allergic reactions.
The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)

Description:  Black leather bag with a silver front and a magnetic fastening.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany