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

Alert number: A12/1370/18

Product:  Child's footwear

Name: Child's sandals

Batch number / Barcode:  161148/003; 9009452281532

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Brand: superfit

Type / number of model:  Polly 0-00096-34

Risk type: Chemical
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather of the strap is too high (measured value up to 6.8 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, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  Child's sandals: leather uppers; lining and insole, leather, textile; outer sole, other material

Country of origin: Austria

Alert submitted by: Germany