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

Alert number: A12/0773/18

Product:  Leather gloves

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  4058735554936, 4058735554943, 4058735554950

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Mark Adam New York

Type / number of model:  454

Risk type: Chemical
The level of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: up to 19 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

Description:  Pair of gloves, back of hand and external thumb area brown leather, palm area bright brown textile material. Inner partly black textile filling. Size: "8". Plastic hanger.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany