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

Alert number: A12/0855/17

Product: Leather gloves

Name: Summer II

Batch number / Barcode: Batch No: 04544-069064

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Highway 1

Type / number of model: Black, size L/09 black (201527)

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 3.6 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: Lined black leather gloves with a brightly-coloured cardboard tag.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Germany