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

Alert number: A12/0908/17

Product:  Children’s lederhosen (leather trousers)

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: St. Peter Country

Type / number of model:  Item No 60046, size 104, made in 2012, colour: beige

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value: 9.2 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:  Lederhosen in natural colour, knee-length with braces; no packaging.

Country of origin: Pakistan

Alert submitted by: Germany