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:  http://unternehmen.roeckl.com/de/news/ansicht/article/vorsorglicher-rueckruf/

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

Country of origin: India

Alert submitted by: Germany