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

Alert number: A12/1189/14

Product:  Work gloves

Name: Protection-Line

Batch number / Barcode:  9002588425191

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Schuller Eh'klar

Type / number of model:  Item No 42519

Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because the leather of the gloves contains an amount of Chromium (VI) above the permitted levels (measured values up to 5.8 mg/kg). Chromium is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE).

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)

Description:  Work gloves made of white/cream-coloured leather, lined with a colourless fleece material.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany