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

Alert number: A12/0783/17

Product:  Leather window cloth

Name: Fensterledertuch Gross ('Large leather window cloth')

Batch number / Barcode:  2237600080004

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Other

Brand: A.T.U (Auto Teile Unger)

Type / number of model:  A.T.U. No PDC008

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 4.4 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: Distributor)

Description:  Yellow leather cloth for car windows, approx. 60 x 30 cm; Packaging: Printed cardboard tag.

Country of origin: The Netherlands

Alert submitted by: Germany

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