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

Alert number: A12/0826/17

Product: Leather gloves

Name: Lange Handschuhe Leather Lacing braun (Long leather gloves with lacing)

Batch number / Barcode: 4053071007788

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Roeckl

Type / number of model: Product ref.: 11012-422. Colour: 154

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 80.3 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: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Company recall page: 

Description: Brown, unlined leather gloves with long cuffs and decorative leather lacing, size 7, no packaging.

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany