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

Alert number: A12/1198/18

Product:  Leather skirt

Name: L-Rock XL sw Spi.+ Niete

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Risk level: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  20008141050

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather parts of the skirt is too high (measured value up to 43 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: Stop of sales  (By: Retailer)

Description:  Leather skirt with decorative rivets and a zip-fastener in the middle, with textile parts.

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands