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

Alert number: A12/0729/17

Product:  Golfing gloves

Name: TM Ribbon (Ladies)

Batch number / Barcode:  4053509332154

Risk level: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: TaylorMade

Type / number of model:  Ladies Reg LH-S; B1117719

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Unlined sports gloves with hook and loop fastening, palm area made of light-grey leather, back of glove made of light-grey leather and textile material.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria