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

Alert number: A12/1278/14

Product:  Safety shoes

Name: Mercure

Batch number / Barcode:  3476742663464;3476742663426; 3476742663396. Batch: 12/2013; Year of manufacture: 2013

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Baudou

Type / number of model:  Mercure BSX 1910

Risk type: Fire, Injuries
The product poses a risk of injuries because the impact resistance is not sufficient and therefore the shoes do not protect adequately against crushing. Moreover, the slip resistance is inadequate. Furthermore, sparks might be produced and that could lead to a fire or an explosion in risk environments.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 20345.

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

Description:  Safety shoes.

Country of origin: Italy

Alert submitted by: France