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

Alert number: A12/0869/17

Product:  Leather gloves

Name: FLM Supersport Handschuh

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Polo Motorrad und Sportswear

Type / number of model:  31053304

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value up to 19.1 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)

Description:  Gloves made of black and white leather.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

Alert submitted by: Germany