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

Alert number: A12/1011/18

Product:  Leather corset

Name: LE-Corsage S SW

Batch number / Barcode:  200021010204

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Orion, Zado

Type / number of model:  020. 20002101020

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value up to 14 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 (By: Distributor)

Description:  A leather corset consisting of various pieces of black leather sewn together.

Country of origin: Poland

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Czech Republic, Denmark