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

Alert number: A12/1283/14

Product:  Ladies' sandals

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  30169811004990

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: Jenny by ara

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The products pose a chemical risk because they contain Chromium (VI) (measured values: up to 7.7 mg/kg).

Chromium (VI) is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

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

Description:  Ladies' sandals with light brown and red leather uppers (straps), light brown leather lining and light brown leather insoles; light brown plastic sole with heel, and side of sole in weave effect; size of the sample 41.5.

Country of origin: Republic of Moldova

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Greece, France, Spain